Tag Archives: children

Children, healthy eating and nutrition: Most kids have poor diet, study finds – TODAY

American children are drinking fewer sugary beverages and eating more fruits, but the majority still had poor-quality diets, researchers reported Tuesday. More than half of kids, 56%, were eating meals of low nutritional value that contained too much salt, too many processed foods and not enough vegetables, according to a 17-year analysis published in JAMA.… Read More »

Different Takes: Pros, Cons Of Administration’s Medicaid Proposal; America Is Failing Children, Especially Children Of Color

Editorial writers express views about policies impacting health. The Washington Post: On Health Care, Is Trump Malicious Or Just Incompetent? Yes. Is the problem incompetence or malice? When it comes to the Trump administration’s terrible health-care agenda, the answer appears to be both. At least, that’s the takeaway from Vice President Pence’s comments at an… Read More »

Transgender children sense their gender identities at young ages

(Reuters Health) – Transgender children may start to identify with toys and clothes typical of their gender identity from a very young age, a recent study suggests. And their confidence in their gender identity is generally as strong as that of cisgender children, whose identity matches their sex assigned at birth, researchers found. “Trans kids… Read More »