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Child Health and Public Policy

  • Barbara Starfield
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 33)

Abstract

At one time in our history, children were very important. Were it not for the labor they contributed, many families would not have risen above penury. To a considerable extent, we owe the success of our national growth over the first century of our nation to the children. We “rewarded“ them with a system of public education that, with all of its problems, is still a model for most of the world [4].

Keywords

Bacterial Meningitis Rheumatic Fever Blood Lead Level Lead Poisoning Poor Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara Starfield
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  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore

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