Bear with a stethoscope Parents with lower family incomes were more likely than parents with higher incomes to report that their children delayed or missed out on multiple types of health care. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Visits to primary care physicians, emergency rooms and other health-care providers dropped significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the number of visits has started to rebound, delayed care is having a significant impact on the health of many Americans, including children.

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