Why Are Kids So Sick?

CHILDREN TODAY

Why are kids so sick? Researchers concerned about the rise in childhood illnesses and the growing costs to families, schools, and society are undertaking a $2.7 billion study, the largest study of children in U.S. history. It’s called the National Children’s Study (http://www.nationalchildrensstudy.gov), a two-decade-long effort that would track children from 100,000 families from the womb into adulthood, examining their genetic makeup, environment, eating habits, home situations, and health.

 

 

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