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CHF partners with First Focus and the National Association of Community Health Centers to compare House, Senate and Joint Agreement proposals to reauthorize SCHIP, along with future recommendations for improving the health of our nation's children.

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Crains NY Business. Robert Rosenberg

Carol Sumkin, Vice President of Development at Children's Health Fund, is quoted regarding CHF’s selection as one of the 10 charities highlighted on American Idol's prime-time telethon, Idol Gives Back. Read more »

The Advocate (Baton Rouge). Opinion page staff

There are many reasons to help the children who are still suffering physical and mental health problems in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Irwin Redlener reminded a meeting of Advocate reporters and editors. Read more »

The Advocate (Baton Rouge). Debra Lemoine

Children still displaced by Hurricane Katrina suffer extraordinary physical and mental-health problems, according to a report by the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

The New York Times. Shaila Dewan

Dr. Irwin Redlener, the director of the Children’s Health Fund, notes that there is as yet no comprehensive method of tracking the children of Hurricane Katrina, who are supposed to be the subject of a long-term study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more »

AZ Magazine. Karina Bland

Dr. Randy Christensen of CHF’s Phoenix Children’s Health Project is ranked as #5 on Arizona Magazine’s 10 Most Fascinating People list. Read more »

Newsweek. Mary Carmichael

According to a new report by CHF and Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health focusing on 261 displaced children, the well-being of the poorest Katrina kids has "declined to an alarming level" since the hurricane. Read more »

NY1.COM. Budd Mishkin

NY1's Budd Mishkin profiled Dr. Irwin Redlener and the Children's Health Fund. Read more »

Associated Press. Janet McConnaughey

A new study by the Children’s Health Fund finds that many infants and toddlers who lived in Louisiana's biggest Hurricane Katrina trailer park were anemic because of poor diets. Read more »

USA Today. Rick Jervis

Children of displaced families from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have serious health and mental ailments, says a new study by the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »