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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

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», April 19, 2010

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Children's Health Fund (CHF) Advisory Council Member, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Marc Anthony was honored on April 30, 2010 with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award for his philanthropic efforts on behalf of multiple charities, including the Children's Health Fund.  CHF President Dr. Irwin Redlener speaks to Telemundo about Marc's long-time commitment to children and our organization.

Telemundo, April 30, 2010

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“American Idol” finalist Jason Castro, a native of Dallas, TX, toured the Children’s Health Fund’s Dallas program, a partnership with Parkland Health & Hospital System, in support of “Idol Gives Back,” the Emmy Award-winning television event and musical celebration raising awareness and funds to benefit various U.S. and international charities, airing Wednesday, April 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  Children's Health Fund is one of the beneficiaries of IDOL GIVES BACK (for the third time).

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Huffington Post opinion piece by Dr. Redlener, CHF President, focuses on states like California and Arizona that are facing tough decisions about slashing and eliminating health care programs for poor kids and their parents, and the potential catastrophic effects.  

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The Huffington Post, March 29, 2010

Children’s Health Fund strongly supports the reconciliation bill signed by President Barack Obama implementing positive changes and fixes to the health reform bill he signed earlier this week.
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San Francisco Child Health Forum March 25, 2010On March 25, Children's Health Fund and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford will co-host a public forum on health reform and the health care needs of children in California.  The Honorable Anna Eshoo, US House of Representatives, will provide special remarks and an expert panel from local and national organizations will speak on the topic.

See the invite »