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Latest Children's Health Fund Stories

2013-10-28 23:01:11

To keep up with the extraordinary need for health care services among Detroit’s medically underserved children, Children’s Health Fund and Henry Ford Health System today unveiled a second mobile medical clinic for the Children’s Health Project of Detroit that will double its capacity to provide comprehensive health care services for school children in Detroit’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 To keep up with the extraordinary need for health...

2013-10-08 08:28:12

More than 60% Cite Asthma as a Barrier to Learning and 57% Cite Vision Problems NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Health Fund and the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) today released the results of a survey of New York City's 1,700 public school principals and assistant principals that found that poor health has a major impact on a student's ability to learn. "Crisis in the Classroom: How Untreated Medical Problems Are Seen To Interfere With...

2013-09-17 08:26:18

Alyson Hannigan Shares Daughters' Smiles, Triggering First Donation to Children's Health Fund FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the heartwarming smile of a child, and the millions of photos that moms proudly post online of their children every day, the TYLENOL® brand's SMILING IT FORWARD(TM) campaign is a simple way to share those adorable, smiling photos for a good cause. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-08-26 12:25:08

Children's Health Fund launches national effort to raise awareness of critical connection between health and education - especially for disadvantaged children NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If children are not healthy, their chance to do well in school is at risk. And many preventable or manageable health-related conditions can explicitly interfere with school readiness or classroom performance. That's the driving idea behind Children's Health Fund's new...

2013-03-07 16:24:37

Bill greatly increases the country's preparedness by including provisions critical to protecting children's needs in the wake of a disaster NEW YORK, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Children's Health Fund (CHF), and Save the Children applaud Congress for its recent bipartisan passage of the Pandemic All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (PAHPRA), a bill to improve the nation's public health and medical preparedness and...

2013-02-13 08:27:12

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The president made a strong case for universal early education in America, along with raising the minimum wage. But his commitment to eliminate extreme poverty and save children from preventable deaths was focused on children of the world. All of this is, of course laudable. But we hoped to hear a commitment to eliminate child poverty in America where more than 16 million children face challenges that undermine their futures - and the...

2012-10-26 11:23:51

Rhetoric of Compassion in Cleveland Speech Contrasts Sharply with Budget Proposals That Would Devastate Safety Net Programs for Poor NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reaction to Congressman Paul Ryan's "poverty speech" delivered at a campaign rally in Cleveland Wednesday has been intense from individuals and organizations that work with the more than one in five U.S. children whose families exist at or below federal poverty levels. The number of families living in...

2012-10-04 22:20:18

LONDON, October 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- British music entrepreneur thanked at historic 25th Anniversary Children's Health Fund concert at Radio City Music Hall. Tonight in New York, British music entrepreneur Simon Fuller was honoured in front of an audience of 5,000 music fans at the historic Radio City Music Hall at a star-studded benefit concert to mark the 25th year of the Children's Health Fund. At the concert, Simon Fuller...

2012-09-19 06:23:39

Children's Health Fund, dedicated to providing mobile-based pediatric medical care to children across the country, will celebrate 25 years with benefit concert on October 4 NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Health Fund (CHF) will mark its 25th year of bringing pediatric mobile medical care to tens of thousands of underserved children in urban and rural areas throughout the United States with a benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday, October 4....

2012-09-10 10:23:45

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sting, Trudie Styler, Steve Martin, Ruben Blades, and Luba Mason have joined previously announced stars Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Tina Fey, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Amy Grant, and Vince Gill, for a benefit concert that showcases some of America's most talented families. Paul Simon will also take the stage, alongside wife Edie Brickell at this once-in-a-lifetime evening. The benefit marks the 25(th) anniversary milestone of the Children's...