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• The physical abuse of children fell by 55% from 1992 to 2011.

• Sexual abuse fell by 64% from 1992 to 2011.

• Abductions by strangers fell by 51% from 1997 to 2012.

• Motor vehicle deaths for children under 13 years old fell by 43% in the past decade.

• The number of young Americans who were the victims of violent crime fell 59% since 1994

• The number of 12th graders reporting binge drinking, smoking, and alcohol use has fallen since 1995.

• In 1991, there were 20 teen births for every thousand females aged 10 to 17. By 2013, that number fell to 6.3.

• In 1935, there were just under 450 deaths for every 100,000 kids between ages 1 and 4. Now there are 30 deaths per 100,000 kids in that age range.

• More than 800 child pedestrians were killed from being hit by a car in 1993. There were fewer than 250 such deaths in 2013.

• Reports on missing persons under age 18 have gone down 40% from 1997 to 2014.

Source: New York Magazine, the 2014 National Child and Youth Well-Being Index, The Washington Post

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Author: txnaturalpediatrics

By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives. In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.

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