In this year’s 6th annual top 10 report, adults said ‘not enough exercise’ is the biggest health concern for kids in the U.S. Childhood obesity was the second biggest concern overall and smoking and tobacco use was third.
Another school year is starting, which means the start of athletic seasons for many kids and parents. But some children may not be participating in school sports this year due to the increased cost of athletic participation.
In the 2012 National Poll on Children's Health Report of the top 10 health concerns facing kids in the U.S., adults say that 'not enough exercise' is the worst concern overall.
We’re excited to release our sixth annual report of the top 10 children’s health issues for kids in the U.S. next week. Here’s a look back at some of the findings from the last five years.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death for kids older than three years old in the U.S. But many children are at greater risk of death or injury from a car accident because they’re not using the proper safety restraint.
There is often a heightened awareness and concern about performance-enhancing drug use during the Olympics, and this summer’s London Olympics are no different. But performance-enhancing drugs aren’t just a concern on the world’s biggest athletic stage; they are an important issue even for high school athletes.