CHIP: Congress Needs to Stop Playing Politics and Fund the Program

Today the health care coverage of 9 million kids is at risk, according to Medicaid.gov. Why? Because Congress was so busy with yet another...

A Rape by Any Other Name

The first time I told someone what was happening to me, I had no understanding that I was being sexually abused. I wasn't reporting a...

Child Care Businesses Nearing Crisis Mode as Funding Lags

Who will be the thought leaders of tomorrow? Soon enough, today’s business people, lawmakers, educators, and military leaders will hand the reins of this...

Healthy Children Are NOT Hungry Children: Everyone Can Help

Everything seems fine as I review the chart.  My 10:15 a.m. patient is a toddler who has no medical problems and is growing well....

The Human Cost of Irresponsible Gun Ownership

A few months ago, I was scrolling down my Facebook feed when I noticed a news report about a child finding a loaded gun...

Conflicting Emotions on High School Graduation Rates

High school graduation rates have been the source of a lot of news coverage—and conflicting emotions—in the past few months. President Obama and 19 governors...

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