Virtual Dental Home provided low-income parents access to dental care for their kids at schools, providing early prevention, treatment and oral health guidance. The coronavirus shut down this essential service.
Pre-term births; toxic stress; a 6-year-old with PTSD — mental health experts say such woes are at epidemic levels. The Center for Health Reporting partnered with The Orange County Register on this deep dive on politics’ negative impacts on the Latinx community.
Obese children are likely to remain obese as adults, increasing their risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and premature death. Change needs to start with parents taking childhood obesity seriously, educating themselves about nutrition, and controlling what their kids eat.