Teens’ Brains May Be Molded by Living With Neighborhood Violence

Flinching as a gunshot whizzes past your window. Covering your ears when a police car races down your street, sirens blaring. Walking past a...

The Government is a Poor Substitute for Family

The federal government is warehousing thousands of migrant children in teeming, cold facilities, where workers are prohibited from hugging not only teenagers, for whom these shelters...

How a New Rule on Short-Term Health Care Plans Jeopardizes the...

Remember the relief and happiness so many Americans felt when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed because finally their health insurance would cover their...

Deadline Looms for Reuniting Separated Families

While family reunification efforts due to the Trump administration’s family separation policy are underway, more than one thousand families still face significant hurdles to...

Thousands of Older Children Also Were Separated at the Border. What...

Editor's note: This opinion piece originally appeared on Philly.com. The views expressed in the piece are Dr. Rubin's own.  It’s been more than three months since...

#FixTheGlitch for Foster Youth

Without Medicaid, a visit to a University Physician may cost me hundreds of dollars because of a legislative glitch. When Congress voted to allow...

Pennsylvania, 17th in Childhood Well-Being, Is at Risk for a Census...

Pennsylvania ranks 17th in the nation for childhood well-being, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, recently released by the Annie E. Casey...

4 Reasons Why The FAMILY Act Is The Right Paid Leave...

The United States lags behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to paid family leave. We are the only OECD (Organization for...

From Crib To Court: Trump Administration Summons Immigrant Infants

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 children under 1 year old to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1,...

Undercover at the Black-Tie Gala

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