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Jackie Rodriguea and Arielle Mishkin teamed up to raise money for Children's Health Fund.
Jackie at the finish line; Ari racing

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Arielle Mishkin and Jacqueline Rodriguez recently went the extra mile for Children’s Health Fund – or 13.1 miles, to be precise.

Baby Care: Dr. Delaney Gracy Covers the Basics in Parents Magazine Videos

Dr. Delaney Gracey offers tips for new parents in these baby health videos from Parents Magazine.
Dr. Delaney Gracy offers advice on how to care for your new baby

If you're a new parent, you have a lot of questions about your baby's health. When is a cold just a cold, and when is it more serious? What if my baby hits her head? How do I know if my infant needs to go to the Emergency Room?

Phoenix Program, NASCAR Foundation Celebrate a Healthy Crews’n Healthmobile

Much-needed repairs will keep the Crews'n Healthmobile running smoothly through Phoenix's summers. Left to right: Stu Grant, Goodyear; Dr. Randy Christensen, Phoenix Children's Health Project; Marivi Bryant and Jamie Davis, NASCAR Foundation; Kelly Rigney, Children's Health Fund

The NASCAR Foundation Keeps the Motor Running for Crews’n Healthmobile in Phoenix

Going to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend? Come tour the Crews’n Healthmobile on Sunday, March 2nd outside the gates between 11 AM and 1 PM!

Homeless Kids Need Best Care, Doctor Khaw Tells Council

Dr. Khaw (center) addresses the committee.

Left homeless by Superstorm Sandy, a Queens mom and three kids are moved to temporary housing in the Bronx. They lose access to the health services they knew and used. Not surprisingly, their health goes into decline.

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, Surgeon

Daniel Hale Williams quote

When a young Chicagoan was stabbed in the chest one hot night in 1893, it could easily have been a death sentence. Luckily for James Cornish, he was rushed to surgeon Daniel Hale Williams.

Williams cut through Cornish’s rib cartilage and repaired a gash in the pericardium – the membrane covering the heart. It was one of the earliest successful heart operations.

Dr. Olivia Hooker, Psychologist

Dr. Olivia Hooker has dedicated much of her long career to understanding and helping children with developmental disabilities. As a survivor of the Tulsa Race Riots of 1921, she’s also campaigned to raise awareness of that terrible event and seek reparations for the victims.

Gerritsen Beach Residents Keep Moving Toward Recovery

It’s been 16 months since Superstorm Sandy barreled into the East Coast. Outwardly, Brooklyn’s Gerritsen Beach looks normal. Valentine’s Day decorations fill the windows of the modest homes on side streets. The houses and yards seem cared for.

John Swett Rock: Dentist, Doctor, Lawyer, Abolitionist

John Swett Rock

John Swett Rock grew up in the 1830s in New Jersey. In an era when many black children were sent out to work for a living, his parents were committed to keeping him in school. He repaid them with a brilliant career, studying his way to certification as a dentist, doctor and lawyer.

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