Pediatrics

Persistent poverty affects one in five UK children

Persistent poverty affects one in five children in the UK, and is associated with poor physical and mental health in early adolescence, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Health

Poverty tied to increased respiratory hospitalization rate

(HealthDay)—Household income is tied to significant differences in hospitalizations for ambulatory-care-sensitive respiratory conditions, according to a study published in the September/October issue of the Annals of Family ...