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Phoenix Pediatrician Takes on Congress to Help Kids

CBS 5 Nov 14, 2011

Dr. Randy Christensen, Medical Director of the Phoenix Children’s Health Project (PCHP) explains the campaign to help underpriviledged children. Dr. Christensen; co-founders Paul Simon and Dr. Irwin Redlener; along with five other doctors from all over the country lend their voices to Children's Health Fund's Appeal to Congress, a video letter that aims to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves: our children.

Health Fund Brings Free Care To Impoverished Children

NY1, August 9, 2011

Children's Health Fund talks to NY1For a quarter of a century, the Children's Health Fund have been bringing doctors offices to communities throughout the city and other parts of the country where health care isn't easily accessible, without regard for a patients ability to pay. NY1's Kafi Drexel filed the following report.

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Health Fund Brings Free Care To Impoverished Children

NY1, August 9, 2011

Children's Health Fund talks to NY1For a quarter of a century, the Children's Health Fund have been bringing doctors offices to communities throughout the city and other parts of the country where health care isn't easily accessible, without regard for a patients ability to pay. NY1's Kafi Drexel filed the following report.

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Earthquake. Could It Happen Here?

2020 Special Edition March 11, 2011

Earthquake. Could it happen here?ABC News Correspondent, John Berman, takes a walk with CHF President Irwin Redlener on a fault that runs underneath New York City. Recent events in Japan urge the question: Are we prepared? 

The first step is to have a plan. Download Disaster Preparedness materials and begin the conversation with our family.

More from Dr. Redlener on the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.

Trauma After Katrina: Kids Still Suffering Emotionally

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President, CHF, speaks to CNN's American Morning, live from New Orleans about research findings showing children still suffering emotionally from the 2005 disaster. Watch the video»

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Recovery in the Gulf: Status of Children Still Very Worrisome

Morning Joe," MSNBC, August 26, 2010

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President, CHF speaks to MSNBC's Morning Joe, live from the "Fight for Survival" Conference in New Orleans about Katrina, the status of children, and the impact on U.S. disaster policy.  Watch the video»

151 Days after the Oil Spill

Irwin Redlener with Keith Olberman: Health Crisis in The GulfMSNBC, August 12, 2010
Dr. Irwin Redlener, President and Co-Founder, CHF sits down with MSNBC's Keith Olberman to discuss the ongoing health crisis in the Gulf.  

About the Study - NBC Nightly News (web video), August 3, 2010 »

Read the Study "Impact on Children and Families of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill"»

Worse Than Hurricane Katrina

Boats cleaning up after Gulf Oil SpillDr. Irwin Redlener, President and Co-Founder, Children's Health Fund (CHF), sits down with NBC Nightly News to discuss findings from a new survey conducted by researchers at Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness, in collaboration with CHF and Marist Poll, and how children are showing 'more distress' from oil spill than Katrina.  Video also features Donna Usner of Children's Health Fund's New Orleans program.

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5 Years After Katrina Desperation Returns to the Gulf

Children's Health Fund President Dr. Irwin Redlener answers questions on the psychological toll of the oil disaster on children and families in the Gulf.

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High Levels of Anxiety are Found Among Children and Families in the Gulf Region Impacted by Oil Spill Disaster

Two months after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion caused the oil spill now globally acknowledged as the worst environmental disaster in our nation’s history, the residents of the Gulf region immediately impacted are exhibiting dramatically high levels of anxiety, both among adults and children, about the future health and well-being of the region.  Read the press release»

"Gulf Coast Kids Devastated by Oil Spill"
CBS News, June 21, 2010
"The Oil Spill's Psychological Toll"

Time (blog), June 22, 2010
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