Wednesday Nov 11th, 2020
Parents have always worried about their children – perhaps those worries have just changed a little over the course of history. The title of this blog about “long life” was certainly a worry for parents before the advent of vaccines and modern medicine. In 1900, 30% of all deaths in the US occurred in children 5 years old or younger. Today, it’s a little over 1% of deaths (National Center for Health Statistics).