3 the hidden epidemic a report on child and family poverty in toronto contents executive summary 1 1 introduction 3 2 current levels of child and family poverty in toronto and beyond 6. The storybook picture of life in the suburbs includes things like emerald lawns and a certain degree of affluence in reality, 88 percent of the region's poor live in atlanta's suburbs i know where i'm supposed to be carole williams wasn't at all sure at first that she wanted to be. Tooth decay is children's worst chronic health problem, a hidden epidemic, according to the dental health foundation's 2006 california smile survey and dental health officials say the problem will only get worse with a weak economy and fewer funds going to medical assistance programs nationwide. A report released friday says toronto has the highest rate of child poverty in the country, a situation its authors call the hidden epidemic the report says almost 30 per cent of children in.
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