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The number of children who live with a chronic disease such as asthma or diabetes has quadrupled in the past three decades, according to this week's Journal of the American Medical Association. NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer discusses the findings.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, one of the country's largest public health foundations, announced that it plans to spend $500 million to fight childhood obesity. The foundation's president outlines the program.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
One of the country's largest foundations devoted to public health concerns has taken up the cause of ending the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States.
A new Alzheimer's Association report says the number of people with Alzheimer's is on the rise and, while elderly people still represent the vast majority of cases, as many as 500,000 people under age 65 are living with the disease.
Organizations that deliver free medical care worldwide, often in emergencies, recently visited rural Virginia to provide more than 1,000 people with all types of health services. Susan Dentzer provides a report.
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