75 percent of parents admit their children still see televised violence at least once a week More than half of most parents say they often limit what their children see on TV, but almost three-quarters admit their kids see televised violence at least one time a week still, a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center researcher reviews in the July issue of Pediatrics reviews . According to the study of 677 families with kids up to 21 years old visiting a pediatrician’s office in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. Area, households made up of youngsters and mothers frequently limited exposure to tv violence such as physical fighting, shootings and stabbings.
While the upsurge in complications paying medical expenses or holding unpaid medical bills cuts across income brackets, moderate and low income families are burdened the most. The record finds that over fifty % of working-age group adults earning significantly less than $40,000 a full year reported problems having to pay medical bills or being in debt because of medical expenses. Medical bill problems included not being able to pay bills, being contacted by a collection agency about an unpaid costs, and changing one’s life-style to be able to pay medical expenses. Those with medical expenses and medical personal debt are increasingly facing severe financial problems and sometimes facing trade-offs among immediate life necessities. Thirty-nine % of those with bill problems or debts say they have consumed all their savings to pay out their healthcare bills; 29 % are unable to purchase basic necessities like food, high temperature, or rent; and thirty % took on personal credit card debt.