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Child health today: For better or for worse?

Despite many advances in medicine and public health throughout the years, health conditions such as childhood obesity, asthma, and behavioral problems are becoming more common. This begs the question, is children’s health improving or worsening?

Are kids perceived as healthier today than in the past? We asked adults about their perceptions of physical and mental/emotional health of children younger than 18 years old today, compared to when the adults themselves were growing up. The results of this new National Poll on Children’s Health will be released next week. Make sure to sign up for our email list so you don’t miss it.

What do you think?
Do you think kids today are physically healthier than when you were growing up? What about mental/emotional health? Share your thoughts in the comments and on Facebook and Twitter @csmottpoll.