Thursday, April 06, 2006

Poor Housing Negatively Affects Children's Health

A survey by a University of Ottawa medical student has determined what many would not find surprising -- poor housing negatively affects children's health.

Sarah Waterston, a fourth-year medical student, surveyed 1,360 families of children who arrived at CHEO's emergency room last spring and found there is a correlation between children getting sick and their living conditions.


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