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Julianne Moore and daughter Liv Freundlich at Children's Health Fund Hamptons benefit
Julianne Moore and daughter Liv Freundlich at the Sunset Cocktails benefit

Children's Health Fund co-founder and president Dr. Irwin Redlener discusses the impact of falling public health preparedness funding on CNBC. Dr. Redlener also heads the http://ncdp.columbia.edu/http://ncdp.columbia.edu/ at Columbia University's Earth Institute.

There's a crisis involving unaccompanied, undocumented children in the U.S. Many of these young people have been traumatized in their home countries or in their journey here -- and they deserve our care, writes our president and co-founder, Dr. Irwin Redlener.
 

In his latest Huffington Post column, our president addresses a modern-day child labor scandal: youths working on tobacco farms in the U.S.

Michele Rigsby Pauley started out as a nurse practitioner in our Los Angeles program. Twenty years later, she's the director. What hasn't changed is her passion for helping disadvantaged kids, as this great profile in the L.A. Watts Times shows.

Dr. Elliott Attisha, the medical director of our Detroit program, and Nurse Practicioner Maureen Murphy talk about kids and asthma on MyFox Detroit's "The Doctor is In."

Children's Health Fund Co-Founder and President Dr. Irwin Redlener has been vocal in efforts to stop the potato industry from lobbying its way onto the list of nutritious foods covered by the federal WIC program.

WIC, which stands for Women, Infants and Children, helps pregnant women and those with young children buy nutritious food for their children’s critical formative years.

Dr. Seth Ammerman, Medical Director of our San Francisco mobile program, has received the Jefferson Award for his years of service helping kids in need of health care.

Detroit News reporter Michael Martinez attended Molina Healthcare's Community Health and Fun Festival on April 29 and wrote about how we’re working with Molina to keep kids with asthma out of the Emergency Room – and in school where they belong.

“[T]he stress that we’re talking about on these children, it annihilates them; it handicaps them; it paralyzes them.”