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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.”

Pamela Beauduy of our Chicago Program is a Nursing Excellence GEM Awards Finalist hello

Pamela Beauduy, RN, MSN, a nurse practitioner on our Chicago mobile clinic, was a regional finalist this year in the prestigious Nurse.com Nursing Excellence GEM Awards. As Nurse.com notes, in addition to taking care of the children who visit the clinic, Beauduy provides health education in the schools, which greatly expands the reach of the program:

As Dental Director of our Idaho project, Adam Hodges helps a lot of kids from low-income families get much-needed dental care. But he doesn't limit his efforts to his local community; he also travels to China to treat orphans. "I'm mission oriented," he tells MagicValley.com in this profile.