News Topics: Child Health


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Poverty makes kids sick, pediatricians say

Poverty and low income is seriously affecting the health of U.K. children, according to pediatricians. Any new government must tackle health inequalities or risk storing up health problems for future generations. That’s according to a new report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Child Poverty MORE


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Children, poverty and mental health

A large and growing body of research shows that poor kids grow up to have a host of physical problems as adults. Now add poor psychological health to the list, a Cornell University researcher says in a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Why? Read MORE


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Partnerships Project – Newly Revised FASD Facilitator Training – Fort St. John CDC, June 5-7

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Find more info and download the Facilitator Training Application form Deadline to register: Sunday, May 21, 2017 Free. Training material and food provided The Partnerships Project of the Aboriginal Supported Child Development Programs of BC is offering facilitator training in the newly revised Fetal Alcohol Spectrum MORE


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Free online child trauma courses

The Child Trauma Academy offers short, free online courses on topics such as brain development, childhood trauma, the cost of caring (secondary traumatic stress), and bonding and attachment in maltreated children. These courses are designed for those with an interest in the topic but who do not necessarily have a MORE