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NBC33 News did a nice story about our back-to-school events in Baton Rouge.

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Kids in elementary school need 10 to 12 hours of sleep per night, and even high-schoolers should get nine or more hours, says Children’s Health Fund Chief Medical Officer Delaney Gracy.

Children's Health Fund mobile clinics, like this one in New Orleans, bring care to kids where they live, study and play.Children's Health Fund mobile clinics, like this one in New Orleans, bring care to kids where they live, study and play.

Parents Magazine writes about the health barriers to learning that disproportionately affect kids in low-income areas, and about what Children's Health Fund is doing to help. This article also links to our Back-to-School-Checkup Checklist, which helps parents make the most of their childrens' annual school physical.

Children's Health Fund and Verizon Foundation launched a national health information technology initiative yesterday. The first telemedicine clinic on wheels will connect children to University of Miami Miller School of Medicine specialists.  Read more....

The Journal of the American Medical Association has published an article focusing on our recent work detailing the obstacles to health care for immigrants in the U.S. Our white paper Closing the Gap: Why Immigrant Children Must Have Access to Health Care - and How to Get There also calls on Congress to extend care to all children in the U.S., regardless of their legal status or length of residency.

Dr. Elliott Attisha, medical director of Detroit's mobile clinic, got a writeup in West Bloomfield Patch after being named a Community Champion.