‘I Changed In A Bad Way’: Post-Election Anxiety Hitting Kids Hard
Pediatricians are seeing an uptick of patients with shortness of breath and other psychical symptoms of anxiety.
Post-Election, Doctors See Kids Suffering Trump-Related Anxiety
Dr. Gabriela Bronson-Castain, a pediatric psychologist in Oakland, said most of the kids she sees who are experiencing this fear have families who immigrated to the U.S. from Central America or families who are Muslim. (Klivans, 4/19)
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Trump's EPA Cuts Would Hurt Oakland Lead Prevention
Now, the Trump administration is proposing to cut more than $16 million from Environmental Protection Agency efforts to protect kids like Alex from lead paint. If Congress approves the cuts, successful EPA programs that train contractors on the safe way to remove the lead would be axed. (Tolan, 4/19)