Lawmakers in a senate committee approved a bill that would screen young students for dyslexia and provide more training about it to teachers.
In recent years diabetes action plans have failed at the Statehouse. But this year’s study committee showed momentum.
The 2016 Democratic primaries are scheduled to kick-off this February.
Some ways to help fight childhood obesity are simple: having adequate play time, reducing time spent in front of a TV or computer, and eating as a family.
More than 1,100 residents are expected to die from the disease this year.