Tag Archives: children

Higher Rates of Depression and Anxiety in Mothers Caring for Children at Home During the Pandemic

There have been multiple studies over last year showing increased anxiety and depression in certain populations as a result of the COVID pandemic.  It is clear that some members of the population may be more susceptible to psychological distress than others.  From our clinical vantagepoint, it is clear that the parents of young children have… Read More »

Mission Children’s Hospital Partnership with Mountain Child Advocacy Center Enhances Care for Babies and Children Who Are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

By Carolyn Comeau The safety and quality of life of Buncombe County’s babies and children are dependent on the adults around them. But sadly, over 4,000 children in Buncombe County alone experience neglect and physical or sexual abuse annually. – 1 in 5 children will experience abuse or neglect.– 50 percent of abuse victims are… Read More »

Viewpoints: It May Be Expensive To Buy Insulin But It Is Cheap To Buy A Senator; Plight Of Children Far More Important Than Warren, Sanders Spat

Opinion writers tackle these and other health issues. Boston Globe: Forget Medicare For All — Americans Are Being Overcharged For Health Care In sharp contrast to how German legislators behave, despite drug prices in the United States rising 139 percent between 2000 and 2016, Congress continues to forbid the Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »

Pence: ‘Of course’ migrant children should have toothbrushes, blankets and medicine – CNN

Pence responded to footage of a Department of Justice attorney arguing that “there’s fair reason to find that those things may be part of safe and sanitary,” before a judge states, “Not may be, are a part.” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Pence during “State of the Union” on Sunday, “Aren’t toothbrushes and blankets and medicine,… Read More »