A study by Save the Children shows on a county-by-county basis that children in poor and rural counties, especially in the south, are much less likely to survive into adulthood, and when they do, they’re often forced to become adults too soon by poverty, pregnancy, and lack of education. A Save the Children expert discusses factors that hurt children and ways they might be alleviated.
Poor children often can’t access healthcare in spite of decades of efforts. A pediatrician who has established clinics for the poor discusses the problem.
A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-53.