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Effects of Child Abuse Last a Lifetime

April 14, 2014

Child abuse and neglect are major public health problems.  Nationally, nearly one in three adults reports that they were emotionally, physically or sexually abused as a child and one in nine reports having been emotionally or physically neglected.

Over a Lifetime, Childhood Obesity Costs $19,000 per Child

April 14, 2014

Childhood obesity comes with an estimated price tag of $19,000 per child when comparing lifetime medical costs to those of a normal weight child, according to an analysis led by researchers at the Duke Global Health Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medi

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