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Irwin Redlener with Keith Olberman: Health Crisis in The GulfMSNBC, August 12, 2010
Dr. Irwin Redlener, President and Co-Founder, CHF sits down with MSNBC's Keith Olberman to discuss the ongoing health crisis in the Gulf.  

About the Study - NBC Nightly News (web video), August 3, 2010 »

Read the Study "Impact on Children and Families of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill"»

NCDP_Oil-Impact-ReportA new survey conducted by researchers at Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness in collaboration with CHF and The Marist Institute for Public Opinion shows the Gulf oil spill has significant and potentially lasting impact on health, mental health and economic stability. Read the study "Impact on Children and Families of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill"»

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"Impact on the Oil Spill More Distressing than Katrina"
NBC Nightly News (web video), August 3, 2010

"Survey Finds Broad Anxiety Among Gulf Residents"
The New York Times, August 3, 2010

Boats cleaning up after Gulf Oil SpillDr. Irwin Redlener, President and Co-Founder, Children's Health Fund (CHF), sits down with NBC Nightly News to discuss findings from a new survey conducted by researchers at Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness, in collaboration with CHF and Marist Poll, and how children are showing 'more distress' from oil spill than Katrina.  Video also features Donna Usner of Children's Health Fund's New Orleans program.

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Children's Health Fund President Dr. Irwin Redlener answers questions on the psychological toll of the oil disaster on children and families in the Gulf.

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Two months after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion caused the oil spill now globally acknowledged as the worst environmental disaster in our nation’s history, the residents of the Gulf region immediately impacted are exhibiting dramatically high levels of anxiety, both among adults and children, about the future health and well-being of the region.  Read the press release»

"Gulf Coast Kids Devastated by Oil Spill"
CBS News, June 21, 2010
"The Oil Spill's Psychological Toll"

Time (blog), June 22, 2010
and ADDITIONAL NEWS COVERAGE»

On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, Joan Baez, James L. Dolan, and Jane Pauley were honored for their exceptional support of the Children's Health Fund.  The benefit included performances by Paul Simon, and by honoree Joan Baez, and an appearance by Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News.

"Paul Simon and Joan Baez Team for New York Benefit"
Rolling Stone, June 4, 2010
"Revelry All Around"

New York Social Diary, June 17, 2010

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A newly published study reports a savings of more than $4500 per child with asthma – or $11 saved for every one dollar spent – to the healthcare system with the use of a best-practice asthma intervention program in primary care for inner-city medically underserved children. The findings are published in May's Journal of Health Care for the Poor and UnderservedWatch the NY1 video»

"Enlisting Patients in the Fight to Cut Costs"»
The New York Times, June 8, 2010

Read the study: Health Care Savings Attributable to Integrating Guidelines-based Asthma Care in the Pediatric Medical Home »

Children's Health Fund (CHF) is one of the charities benefiting from "Idol Gives Back," the Emmy Award-winning television event and musical celebration raising  awareness and funds to benefit various U.S. and international charities.  Simon Cowell's visit to CHF's Southern Arizona program aired as part of "Idol Gives Back." Watch the video »

"Local living proof that Idol gives back"
Douglas Dispatch, April 28, 2010

Through a new social media-driven campaign, the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) and Clorox are working to change this and connect kids to ongoing health care with the click of a mouse. Clorox Facebook Fans and Actress Julianne Moore activate donations to CHF and work together to help CHF provide health care visits to children in need.

Julianne Moore Champions Health Care for Kids»
CBSnews.com, April 19, 2010

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