More Than 20 Percent of Children in America Suffer from Obesity

More Than 20 Percent of Children in America Suffer from Obesity

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics reported that the obesity rate among children and adolescents between the ages of two and 19 years old has risen to nearly 22 percent from 2011 to 2020 in the United States.1 2 Obesity Up Among Children of All Races and Ethnic […]

Autism Rate Now 1 in 30 Among American Children

Autism Rate Now 1 in 30 Among American Children

A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that the number of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States has risen to 1 in 30. The study, which was conducted by public health researchers at Guandong Pharmaceutical University in China, looked at data from the annual National […]

Water Fluoridation Challenged in U.S. Federal Court Case

Water Fluoridation Challenged in U.S. Federal Court Case

A long-standing and polarizing debate over community water fluoridation was brought to the U.S. District Court last year when several organizations including Food & Water Watch, Inc. filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to remove fluoride from tap water under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).1 The court case, which began in […]