Posts for Children's Health

It Is Time To Get REL!

Connecticut advocates push for improved racial, ethnic and language data While the federal landscape continues to hold our attention as threats to public health and coverage programs continue to surface and evolve, state-level advocates are busy advancing agendas that inform...

Zombie Graham-Cassidy Bill Detracts from Bipartisan Efforts to Support Children’s Health

While Senators Hatch (R-UT) and Wyden (D-OR) are working on bipartisan solutions that support children’s access to health insurance, Senators Graham (R-SC) and Cassidy (R-LA) are throwing their energy into bringing Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal back from the dead....

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): MA Taskforce Report Offers Path to Advancing Parent and Infant Health

The rise in opioid misuse has continued to receive attention across the country, and only more urgently in recent months as Republicans continue to press forward toward a repeal of the ACA with a disastrous replacement bill

Social Determinants and Sun Drop in Small Town North Carolina

In step with this broader understanding of how social determinants influence health equity, Community Catalyst’s Children’s Health Initiative recently launched a new project, Partnering for Community Health.

GOP Repeal Bill Goes from Awful to Worse in Harming Kids

In the middle of the night, in an effort to save their flawed health care bill, Republicans released a number of amendments to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would dramatically impact the ability of low-income children, including millions...

Top 5 Reasons the House GOP Bill to Repeal the ACA is Bad for Children and Families

The GOP Health Care Repeal Bill will negatively impact millions, but low-income kids, working families and communities of color will be hit particularly hard.

Call to Action: Creating Cycles of Opportunity Through ACEs Screening

Amidst the noise of the national political landscape, it is important to remind ourselves that February is Black History Month. While this month serves to celebrate the accomplishments of black people in America, it is also a reminder of how...

For More than 73 Million People, It Is Critical that We Protect Medicaid and CHIP

73 million. 73 million. This is the number of people who rely on Medicaid for their health coverage - and almost half of them are children. It’s the number that stands out on the screen as we read Kaiser Health...

A Nurse in EVERY School

While school nurses have long been recognized for their vital role in supporting children’s educational success through better health, there is increasing recognition that school nurses are integral to reforming our health care delivery system. School nurses are the eyes...
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