Tag Archive: Deepak Palakshappa

Nov 15 2016

Q&A: How Pediatricians Can Help Suburban Families in Poverty

The shiny picture of the American dream sometimes belies underlying struggles. This may be especially true in suburban communities, where demographic shifts in the last decade have left growing numbers of families experiencing poverty or near-poverty conditions in which they struggle to pay the bills.

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Aug 02 2016

Laws Limiting School Junk Food Sales and Ads Show Potential to Impact Obesity

In many cafeterias these days, the sloppy joe special and individual carton of milk comes with a side of state laws. Targeting a childhood obesity rate that seems stuck at a too-high rate of 17 percent, state and local legislators across the U.S. have introduced policy-based efforts to intervene.

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