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The New Way That Pediatricians Will Look Out for Hungry Kids

A new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests doctors are being encouraged take the socioeconomic roots of health more seriously.
Source: Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

At its conference this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking pediatricians to add two questions to the list of things they ask their patients’ parents:

  1. Within the past year, were you worried whether your food would run out before you

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