Tag: hunger and behavioral issues

Study Shows Link Between Food Insecurity and Mental Health

From Medical Xpress: A recent study conducted in the northwestern region of Ghana, Africa shows elevated levels of mental distress among heads of households in...

“U.S. Doctors Advised to Screen Child Patients for Signs of Hunger”

The American Academy of Pediatrics came out with new recommendations that suggest doctors screen all of their child patients for hunger. About 16 million children in the US live in food scarcity and poverty that can lead to physical health issues as well as behavioral issues, which can then be misdiagnosed.