Promoting Health in Early Childhood

  title={Promoting Health in Early Childhood},
  author={Maya Rossin-Slater},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  pages={35 - 64}
Summary:Children who are healthy early in life—from conception to age five—not only grow up to be healthier adults, they are also better educated, earn more, and contribute more to the economy. The United States lags behind other advanced countries in early childhood health, threatening both the health of future generations and the nation’s long-term economic viability.Moreover, unhealthy childhoods are not evenly distributed. An accounting of early childhood health in the United States reveals… 

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