Family Court Act § 1012 defines a neglected child as, inter alia, a child “whose physical, mental or emotional condition has been impaired or is in imminent danger of becoming impaired as a result of the failure of his [or her] parent . . . to exercise a minimum degree of care in supplying the child with adequate . . . medical . . . care, though financially able to do so” (Family Ct Act § 1012[f][i][A]).

 

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