Children’s Health and Welfare: Rhetoric vs Reality


Image courtesy of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing

By Cynthia Connolly, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN

Much has changed for American children during the past half century, a great deal of it for the better.  Vaccines, for example, reduced morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases such as whooping-cough, diphtheria that once felled entire communities of children. Continue reading