1- Name three of the principle health and chronic medical concerns in middle school years?
2- Discuss the obesity and diabetes epidemic amongst this age group and the major contributing factors.
3 – Name three ways in which pesticides in foods are impacting the health of children and the unborn child.
3- Examine the ingredients and nutritional label of a typical American child’s breakfast or lunch and research the health impact of the ingredients on a child’s health.
4- Using the assigned articles discuss what changes need to occur to improve children’ health in the United States?
Chapter Twelve – DB Question Two
1. Name three parts of the brain that are impacted by stress and low socio-economic status (SES). What functions are those parts of the brain responsible for and what are the consequences of having those parts pf the brain under-developed.
2. Elaborate on Martha Farah’s statement, ” Economic deprivation isn’t simply the absence of money”.
3. Name two factors that can mediate or diminish the risks of poverty on brain/cognitive development.
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How Does the ‘Toxic Stress” of Poverty Hurt the Developing Brain
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