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Children’s Health

Naturalize to Stay Alive

Social determinants possess a tremendous impact on health outcomes. A Belgian study shows the correlation between perinatal death and immigration status. It serves as clarion call to US health and immigration policy makers. Disparities in neonatal [...]

June 4, 2012 // 1 Comment

Shared Responsibility

Cost sharing schemes can reduce over-utilization of health care services. Implementation of copays in the Alabama CHIP program demonstrated savings when patients and taxpayers shared the responsibility to pay for care. The passage of the [...]

April 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Living up to Lady Liberty’s Creed

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”   [...]

July 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Upgraded Child Restraint Laws

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 years old. Upgraded laws in New York State how shown that child restraint laws aimed at pre-school children can improve behaviors and reduce injuries. The National Highway [...]

November 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

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