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Newsweek. Catharine Skipp and Arian Campo-Flores

Inside the mentality of those who chose to remain in their homes during Hurricane Ike rather than evacuating. Read more » Nicholas White and Lisa Ingrassia

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden announced a text-messaging effort with MySpace to benefit their Richie-Madden Children's Foundation. Foundation partners include the Los Angeles Free Clinic, UNICEF and Children's Health Fund. Read more »

New York Times.

Dr. Irwin Redlener, an authority on disaster preparedness, answered readers’ questions about how best to prepare for epidemics and pandemics, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and other crises, particularly in New York City. Read more »

Newsweek. Catharine Skipp

What motivates some people to ignore evacuation orders and warnings of hurricanes and other disasters? Inside the psychology of the stubborn. Read more »

Associated Press. Karen Matthews

In a disaster such as an earthquake or terrorist attack, nearly two-thirds of U.S. parents would disregard orders to evacuate and would rush to pick up their kids from school, according to a new survey commissioned by the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Children's Health Fund. Read more »

Houston Chronicle. Cindy George

While keeping an eye on Hurricane Ike, parents should keep an eye on the children, too. Read more »

Sports Business Daily.
Children’s Health Fund is selected as the official charity of the 2008 NFL on FOX season. Read more »
Daily News. Mark Feinsand

Johnny Damon is recognized for his work with the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

USA Today.

Tropical Storm Gustav caused about 30% of patients to cancel appointments at the New Orleans Children's Health Project clinic, a partnership between  Children's Health Fund and Tulane University.  Read more »

Health Article.
The Children’s Health Fund and Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health Study Finds that More than Half of Children Displaced by the Hurricane Face At least One Major Health or Educational Risk Factor. Read more »