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Doctors at a major Boston hospital report they are seeing more hungry and dangerously thin young children in the emergency room than at any time in more than a decade of surveying families.
Many families are unable to afford enough healthy food to feed their children, say the Boston Medical Center doctors. The resulting chronic hunger threatens to leave scores of infants and toddlers with lasting learning and developmental problems.
Originally posted by BobAthome
You can "hunger" too be free as well.
Originally posted by 12voltz
Could it be ,that over time the 'correct 'size and weight of children has been distorted due to obesity problems and now the children showing up are actually a healthy weight.Seriously send your concerns to real famine problems.
At least in Boston, i am sure there is drinking water even for the poorest.edit on 28-7-2011 by 12voltz because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Partygirl
The article quotes doctors, who presumably are able to judge such things. . .
Originally posted by guessing
Isn't it expected? High unemployment/. Failing economy.
This is exactly what the president needs to be made aware of and he needs to acknowledge it!
It is very very sad for more reasons than the obvious