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States face SCHIP funding shortfalls as Congress debates program's funding, formula, eligibility

States face SCHIP funding shortfalls as Congress debates program's funding, formula, eligibility

Children under stress develop more fevers

Children under stress develop more fevers

Democrats, Republicans disagree on funding for SCHIP reauthorization

Democrats, Republicans disagree on funding for SCHIP reauthorization

WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK

WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK

African-American women three times more likely to deliver babies prematurely

African-American women three times more likely to deliver babies prematurely

$700 billion for Health and Human Services in 2008

$700 billion for Health and Human Services in 2008

GAVI Alliance brings immunisation rates to record highs in poor countries

GAVI Alliance brings immunisation rates to record highs in poor countries

Fat children sleep better when they exercise

Fat children sleep better when they exercise

New guide to help countries prevent violence against children

New guide to help countries prevent violence against children

Uninsured Latino children more likely not to get medical care

Uninsured Latino children more likely not to get medical care

New e-movement mobilizes busy parents on children's health care

New e-movement mobilizes busy parents on children's health care

300,000 U.S. schoolchildren diagnosed with autism

300,000 U.S. schoolchildren diagnosed with autism

Study highlights increased passive smoking risk at home

Study highlights increased passive smoking risk at home

Ozzies skip lunch!

Ozzies skip lunch!

Traffic, susceptibility and childhood asthma

Traffic, susceptibility and childhood asthma

Researchers recommend national uniform newborn screening tests

Researchers recommend national uniform newborn screening tests

Significant number of women believe their children are normal weight when they are actually overweight

Significant number of women believe their children are normal weight when they are actually overweight

Bullying pushes overweight kids away from sport, increasing health problems

Bullying pushes overweight kids away from sport, increasing health problems

Future of children's hospitals threatened in Britain

Future of children's hospitals threatened in Britain

Link between childhood exposure to tobacco smoke and Streptococcus pneumoniae

Link between childhood exposure to tobacco smoke and Streptococcus pneumoniae