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• People are getting the message about the dangers of secondhand smoke at home, a CDC study says. But half of smokers still light up in the house, putting the health of relatives and friends at risk. Read More »
• The Affordable Care Act has allowed many young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance. A study suggest the coverage may be helping more of them get treatment for mental health issues. Read More »
• A recent study by financial services company Wallet Hub ranks Florida the 3rd worst state in the US for impoverished children. According to the study, only Mississippi and the District of Columbia were ranked worse than Florida in economic and living conditions for underprivileged children. Florida also ranked fourth worst in economic well-being and health for impoverished children. However, other states fared worse than Florida in several categories, including the percentage of children in foster care, the percentage of children in single-parent families and the rate of infant death and child food insecurity. The research was based on three main categories: economic well-being, health, education and 16 sub categories. The Children’s Defense fund says that 16.1 million children in the United states are poor and 7.1 million are extremely poor. Read More »