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Latest News on Child Health

Wyatt's Story
Oct 18, 2019

Wyatt is a typical 4-year-old. He loves LEGOs, watching baseball and playing fetch with his dog. But, unlike most kids his age, Wyatt has a rare form of dwarfism—he has had to overcome many obstacles in his young life. For National Dwarfism Awareness Month, Speak Now for Kids chatted with...

World Spine Day
Oct 16, 2019

Taking place on October 16 each year, World Spine Day highlights the importance of spinal health and well-being. When Caleb arrived at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago, he had a spinal curve of 120 degrees. Diagnosed with kyphosis, a condition in which the spine is curved and protrudes outward,...

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.