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More Hungry, Dangerously Thin Children In Boston, Hospital Says

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Such a troubling story this morning by Kay Lazar in The Boston Globe:

Doctors at a major Boston hospital report they are seeing more hungry and dangerously thin young children in the emergency room than at any time in more than a decade of surveying families. Many families are unable to afford enough healthy food to feed their children, say the Boston Medical Center doctors. The resulting chronic hunger threatens to leave scores of infants and toddlers with lasting learning and developmental problems.

This program aired on July 28, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for Bostonomix.

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