Web edition: July 6, 2012
When adults say kids “grow up too soon,” they’re usually not talking about health problems. But two new studies reveal that kids are dealing with more than just the normal bumps and bruises of childhood. The studies show that young Americans increasingly have to deal with adult ailments, such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.
J. Raloff. Our increasingly not-so-little kids. Science News Online, May 21, 2012. [Go to]