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Latest News on Child Health

Meet Emmitt
Nov 20, 2017

Two-year old Emmitt Elijah Sky McMurry got off to a rocky start. While he was in utero he was positioned head up ―or breach― instead of head down. As a result, his hips were unable to develop correctly, and he was born with hip dysplasia― an unstable joint dislocation where...

Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents
Nov 19, 2017

To help recognize National Diabetes Month, Maureen Dever, MSN, CRNP, CDE, PPCNP-BC, nurse practitioner in the Diabetes Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is here to talk about the growing issue of type 2 diabetes in children and teens. Type 2 diabetes is occurring more often in children and teens....

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.