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In our Baton Rouge program Nurse Practitioner Ingrid Cook has been making a difference in the lives of vulnerable kids.  Ninety-nine percent of the children Cook treats through her work on the Children's Health Fund mobile clinic live in poverty, and she and her team will be the only medical professionals many of them will see all year.  

In our Baton Rouge program Nurse Practitioner Ingrid Cook has been making a difference in the lives of vulnerable kids.  Ninety-nine percent of the children Cook treats through her work on the Children's Health Fund mobile clinic live in poverty, and she and her team will be the only medical professionals many of them will see all year.

Treatment in the Nick of Time

Efrain was close to a coma whne his parents brought him to our mobile clinic in Southern Arizona.  Catch up with him in a wonderful story from NBC Nightly News.

The TODAY Show ran this story about one of the many wonderful families served by our Los Angeles mobile clinic. Blake Shelton visited the clinic as part of the run-up to the Red Nose Day charity fundraiser, which is Thursday, May 21.

Also on May 21, NBC Nightly News will air a story from our Southern Arizona program. And the Red Nose Day broadcast itself will include the Blake Shelton story, as well as a piece about our work in New York.

HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST STARS LINE UP TO HAVE FUN, RAISE MONEY AND CHANGE LIVES ON ‘RED NOSE DAY’ MAY 21, A GREAT NIGHT OF COMEDY, MUSIC & MORE 

Dietitian Sandra Arévalo offers tips on WPIX-TV for parents whose children won't venture beyond a narrow range of foods.

Potential presidential candidates are weighing in on the current measles outbreaks and the role of vaccines. What responsibility do parents have? How safe are immunizations? Do the candidates vacinnate their own children? Our President and Co-Founder, Dr. Irwin Redlener, joins the discussion with USA Today reporter Martha Moore and WNYC's Brian Lehrer.

 

Dr. Seth Ammerman, who heads our mobile program for homeless and at-risk youth in San Francisco, is the lead author of this statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Lack of insurance isn't the only thing standing between kids and health care; lack of providers is a big issue, too. Our co-founder and president, Dr. Irwin Redlener, explains in this blog post for The Hill.

Nutritionist Sandra Arévalo of our South Bronx program weighs in on a new study about children's eating habits.