More children in U.S. are living in poverty

07/14/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

The poverty rate of individuals younger than 18 years jumped to 22% in 2011, compared with 16% a decade earlier, according to a report from the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. The report showed the rate was especially high among minority populations. "We know that children who live in poverty have poorer nutritional status and poorer health status," said Dr. Thomas McInerny, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which has made childhood poverty one of its top agenda items in the coming years.

View Full Article in:

U.S. News & World Report

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal OptoMechanical Engineer - 14000008M2
San Jose, CA
Director, Compliance - Health Plan Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC