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Latest News on Child Health

2016 Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero: Taniah
Jun 22, 2016

At birth, Taniah was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, a disorder in which blood cells become sickle-shaped, inflexible and sticky causing a blockage that slows or stops blood flow. When this happens, oxygen is unable to reach nearby tissues and organs, impairing their function. As a result of her condition,...

2016 Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day Hero: Els
Jun 21, 2016

Els lived seemingly a “normal life” for nine years. However, this all changed in June of 2015. He was diagnosed with advanced bone age disease and premature adrenarche. Both conditions are extremely rare and often misdiagnosed. However, the gifted medical team at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) properly diagnosed...

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.