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Latest News on Child Health

Meet Jamela: 2017 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero
Jun 23, 2017

Excerpted from Lurie Children’s Blog Jamela, 6, loves singing, dancing, and eating ice cream sandwiches. “She can make anyone smile and is always happy. She’s got quite the outgoing personality,” says Tangela, Jamela’s mom. When Jamela didn’t stop complaining about constant leg pain, Tangela knew something wasn’t right. “I took...

Meet Major: 2017 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero
Jun 21, 2017

Major was only 7 days old when his parents learned of his cystic fibrosis (CF) diagnosis. “Finding out that Major has CF was the hardest day of our lives,” said his mother, Jaclyn.

Top Issues in Children’s Health

ACE Kids Act

The Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (ACE Kids Act) is a proposal to improve how care is delivered to America’s children with complex medical conditions on Medicaid.

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

CHIP provides free or low-cost health coverage to more than eight million children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid.