The Effect of Poverty on Child Health

David Wood’s article “Effect of child and family poverty on child health in the United States” is a 2003 publication in the Pediatrics journal, volume 112 from pages 707 to 711. In this article, Wood examines the prevalence of child poverty in the U.S., the causes and effects of the high child poverty on child development and the role that pediatrics can play to reduce child poverty and its effects.

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