Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1527 , Segment 4
Episode: Arab Uprisings, Just Scream, Child Health
- Feb 4, 2021 9:00 pm
- 40:23 mins
A century ago, losing a child in the U.S. was so common that families–rich or poor–expected it to happen. And most of those children who died in the early 1900s would survive if they were born today. Pediatrician Perri Klass argues that we are the luckiest generation in history to be able to expect that we and our children will live to adulthood. Her new book is “A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future."