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Latest News on Child Health

Autism Diagnoses Up 30 Percent: What You Need to Know
Apr 14, 2014

Last month, we learned from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that one in 68 children are diagnosed with autism in the United States. Even more shocking, boys are reported as almost five times more likely to receive a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than girls.

ACA Enrollment Over; CHIP Enrollment Continues
Apr 07, 2014

March 31 was a big day for many health care advocates—the last day in 2014 families could sign up for coverage through the health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, unlike the marketplaces, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) allow children to enroll in health...

Latest Forums on Children's Health

Question about the Health Insurance Exchange
Feb 05, 2014

I am shopping for a private insurance plan in the new health insurance Exchange (also known as “marketplace”). What are the top three things I should consider as I shop for a plan?

My child is overweight
Jan 27, 2014

My child is overweight and I’m not sure where to go. Should I take him to the pediatrician or should we go see a specialist?