August 7, 2002
By Adam S. Valerio
Is today's vast supply of health and parenting advice making a difference in the well-being of American children?
Statistics on children's economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education reveal some good news, according to a report from the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics: Kids in the U.S. are growing up healthier. "The well-being of America's children is probably better than it ever has been," says Dr. Duane Alexander of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.