Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: hunger and poverty in US

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

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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.