Child Health–Insurance, Obesity, and Other Issues

The health of a child influences how well they do in school, how their lives turn out, and their ability to support themselves as adults.

And what influences childhood health – physical and mental?  Being poor,  being hungry, lack of access to a doctor’s care, living in poor or dangerous conditions, experiencing domestic and other violence … and  obesity, the result of eating cheap food packed with empty calories just to keep the stomach from being hungry.

So many things affect childhood health. …This is a big area to get your head around! Promise the Children is speaking up about all those issues. More …

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