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To celebrate 30 years of the magazine, Colorado Parent showcased the major progress that has been made to benefit kids' health. "Science is advancing at an incredible pace," said Dr. James Todd, head of the epidemiology department at Children’s Hospital Colorado and practicing physician for more than 40 years. Dr. Todd adds that he hopes to see better vaccines, more cancer research and most importantly, medical coverage for all children, in the near future.
Mental health awareness: Doctors have become much better at identifying and treating mental health issues. Aside from recently developed pharmaceuticals, exciting new treatments such as creative arts therapy are growing rapidly. Increased awareness has reduced some of the stigma that many children in the past had to face. Learn more about our Pediatric Mental Health Institute.
Read the other eight biggest health advances in the full article from Colorado Parent.