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FL Families Urged to Sign...

Trimmel Gomes, Florida News Service As a program...

Florida Nonprofit Helps Children Cope...

Trimmel Gomes, Florida News Service Losing a loved...

FL Families Urged to Sign Up for KidCare as CHIP Marks Silver Anniversary

Trimmel Gomes, Florida News Service As a program to improve health-insurance access for children celebrates its silver anniversary, there are calls to ensure it remains strong for the future. Friday is the 25th anniversary of the Children's Health Insurance Program, created by Congress to cover millions of young people who might not otherwise have health care coverage. Alison Yager, executive director of the Florida Health Justice Project, said program dollars to extend Medicaid eligibility have made significant reductions in the uninsured. For instance, in 2008 the uninsured child rate was 17.3%, and...

FL Families Urged...

Trimmel Gomes, Florida News Service As a program to improve health-insurance access for children celebrates its silver anniversary, there are calls to ensure it remains...

Florida Nonprofit Helps...

Trimmel Gomes, Florida News Service Losing a loved one can be traumatic, but when it happens to children, it can leave them at risk of...

After the Repeal...

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “We’re talking about another two or three hundred Black women who will die every year simply because they don’t have access...

Children’s Vaccine Now...

Senator Randolph Bracy has announced today a new COVID-19 vaccination site for children under 5 years old. Children over 5 years old can now...

Alexa Irene Canady:...

By Tamara Shiloh, OAKLAND POST It was during a health careers summer program at the University of Michigan that Alexa Irene Canady (b. 1950) decided...

FAIR Health Launches...

Decision Aids Combine Clinical and Cost Information for Type 2 Diabetes, Slow-Growing Prostate Cancer and Uterine Fibroids  Initiative Supported by Grant from the New York...

Black Men Die...

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “I think that if proton therapy were an option, I think he would still be here,” said Mary Lambert, the...

CarePlus Introduces Medicare...

In addition to its new CareBreeze (HMO C-SNP) plan for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic lung disorders, the company also offers the CareComplete (HMO C-SNP)...

Global Disruption: Decentralizing...

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Diversity is a growing concern in all aspects of modern life, but the ramifications of this...
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