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Recession Leaves Many Children Uninsured

CBS Reports special series "Children of the Recession" features Children's Health Fund's Austin program and family impacted by loss of insurance and health care for their children.

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'Kids Can't Wait' for Health Care. Recession Q & A

Children's Health Fund Co-Founder Irwin Redlener, MD answers questions in USA Today about the recession's effect on children, CHF's National Initiative 'Kids Can't Wait', services provided by CHF, and more. 

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CHF Co-Founder Inspires CBS News Series

Inspired by CHF Co-Founder Irwin Redlener, MD, CBS News and USA Today have launched a week-long series "Children of the Recession."  CBS previously covered the launch of CHF's National Initiative 'Kids Can't Wait,' a campaign to raise awareness of the economic crisis on health care access for children.

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Paul Simon in Detroit for CHF's Kids Can't Wait Launch

Paul Simon, Co-Founder of the Children's Health Fund, was on hand for the Kids Can't Wait Launch in Detroit.  He spoke exclusively to CBS News about the campaign and his committment to use his fame in the service of children, our most vulnerable citizens.

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CBS News. Seth Doane

CBS News correspondent Seth Doane, reported on the launch of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait Campaign in Detroit. Read more »

Kids' Health Initiative Starts In Detroit

CBS News

A white paper-titled “The Recession Generation: Detroit’s Children at the Center of the Nation’s Economic Crisis”--from Children’s Health Fund highlights the adverse impact the recession is having on children, especially in the fabled and fading Motor City, Detroit. Read more »

Gauging Recession's Impact On Kids

CHF Co-Founder Dr. Redlener speaks with CBS News Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez about the recession's impact on children across the United States and the launch of CHF's national initiative, Kids Can't Wait.   Five CHF mobile medical units left for Detriot - right after the show - for the first weekend of free health care.  Watch the news story »
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Children in Peril

New York Times. Bob Herbert

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children’s Health Fund (CHF), comments on the plight of America’s children in this serve economic downturn, and discusses what CHF is doing to help, including initiating an upcoming free weekend of care in Detroit as part of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait campaign.
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The Recession Generation:  Detroits Children at the Center of the Nation's Economic Crisis



Children’s Health Fund National “Kids Can’t Wait” Campaign Launches in Detroit

DETROIT (April 24, 2009) – On Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, the Children’s Health Fund (CHF), a national organization that advocates for and provides clinical care to disadvantaged and medically underserved children, will launch Kids Can’t Wait, a national campaign to bring attention to the devastating impact of the economic crisis on health care access for children.
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