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Latest News on Child Health

No Way is She Letting Sickle Cell Slow Her Down
Sep 29, 2016

To help Speak Now for Kids recognize Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we have Dayton, Ohio’s own Awo. We met Awo when she represented Dayton Children’s Hospital at the 2014 Speak Now for Kids. As a child living with a complex medical issue, Awo is one of the estimated 3 million...

My Real Life Journey as a Pediatric Cancer Survivor’s Mom - Pt. 2
Sep 27, 2016

We met eight-year old Paxton at the 2016 Speak Now for kids Family Advocacy Day. Just three years ago, he was diagnosed with stage 4 Burkitt’s lymphoma leukemia at the age of 5. Now cancer-free, Paxton has continued to thrive in all things basketball (he’s a fan of Ohio’s own...

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.