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Keeping Your Children Active Provides Healthy Results

More than any other time in history, children today have access to a plethora of electronic devices that are designed to communicate with others, access the internet and are geared towards entertainment. Most children are satisfied with staying indoors and playing games on their computers or chatting on the internet than going outdoors and doing anything physical. Unfortunately, studies have shown that technology is partly to blame for the lack of physical activity in children today. Continue reading

America’s Children – Key National Indicators of Well-Being

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 continues a series of annual reports to the Nation on conditions affecting children in the United States. Three demographic background measures and 41 selected indicators describe the population of children and depict child well-being in the areas of family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. This year’s report has a special feature on adoption. Highlights from each section follow. Continue reading