Preventive medicine doesn’t just mean “keeping your kid from getting sick.” In this day and age we live in times where the environments we live in pose certain threats and risks to our physical health and our mental wellness.
You Could be Risking Your Child Losing Nearly Two Weeks of School… On a Yearly Basis!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports findings from a number of credible sources regarding adolescent health, asserting that 5.3% of adolescents 12-17 missed 11 or more days of school annually due to illness or injury. That’s nearly two weeks of school lost. That’s your child at home, missing an entire section on the Renaissance or Ancient Egypt, monomials or polypeptides.
It’s important to keep your kid in the game, so they don’t get left behind. familyfirst will help you avoid that.
More CDC Findings Regarding Adolescents
We all know how much of a problem obesity is in the United States, but maybe you don’t know the extent of it. In 2014, 20.6% of adolescents aged 12-19 were reported as obese. The CDC also revealed data from 2015-2016 that showed 1 in 5 school age children (kids and adolescents combined, as a matter of fact) in the United States had obesity. If your child is overweight, we have the measuring capabilities and the technology to know exactly what’s going on.