Since 2008, annual flu vaccination has been recommended for all US children 6 months to 18 years. Despite public health efforts, flu vaccination rates remain below target levels and lag behind most other childhood vaccines.
Our 2015 Annual Report is now available. This brief report shows some of last year’s highlights, including all 12 NPCH Report topics, an overview of major media coverage, and a snapshot of our outreach to legislators and other organizations.
Teen drivers are at the highest risk for crashes and crash-related fatalities. They are also particularly vulnerable to distractions while driving, such as texting and having multiple passengers in the car.
It’s been an exciting year of research for the National Poll on Children’s Health. Each month we’ve reported on some of the most important health issues facing kids today, and this year we hit a milestone with our 100th report.