Campaign Current: Weekly News Review

Campaign Current 8/6/13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Working Parents Could Lose Medicaid (Health News Florida) Those who signed the letter were Laura Goodhue of Florida CHAIN, Linda Merrell of Florida Child Healthcare Coalition, David Lawrence Jr. of The Children’s … Health advocates push for breast-feeding support (Daytona Beach News Journal) …support,” said Jesse Albatrosov, owner of Baby Roots Birth...

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Campaign Current 7/30/13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Elevated Occurrence of ADHD Among Florida’s Children Addressed … (PR Web (press release)) Elevated Occurrence of ADHD Among Florida’s Children Addressed by Pediatric D.C. … In a 2006 study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health… What Next for the Health Department? (Health News Florida) I...

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Campaign Current 7/23/13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Sickle Cell Anemia Is On The Rise Worldwide (Health News Florida) “Up to 90 percent of these children will die in the first five years of their life,” Piel says. The World Health Organization has long recognized the importance of… The great need for a children’s...

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Campaign Current 7/16/13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time (Boston Globe) …and kept 8,000 copies in her garage. After that first issue, Sampson says, requests poured in from afterschool programs, YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Indian reservations, food banks, neigh… Get children vaccinated (Fort Pierce...

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Campaign Current 7/9/13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Florida Children’s Health Advocates Ready to Fight for Medicaid … (Washington Informer) During the heated debate in Florida’s legislature over the expansion of Medicaid, children’s health advocates contend that the precarious status of the state’s… County agrees to continue as part of Healthy Families program (News-Sun) …the...

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Campaign Current 7/2/13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Infant mortality rate high among African-Americans (Oviedo Seminole Chronicle) …lorida Department of Health in Seminole County is addressing the issue in an attempt to improve the infant mortality rate in African-American newborns. Statewide data released by FDH last month showed… Florida beats feds on healthy foods...

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Campaign Current 6-18-13

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Mom’s obesity tied to higher risk of preemies (Chicago Tribune) …Normal gestation is considered 37 to 42 weeks. As a woman’s weight at her first prenatal visit increased beyond a… Three South Florida children’s hospitals honored by U.S. News (South Florida Business Journal) Three South Florida hospitals...

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Alan Abramowitz, Executive Director of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program, announced today that the Florida GAL Program was selected to receive a 2013 National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association “Fostering Futures” Training Grant for $40,000, beginning June 1st, 2013. In making the announcement Abramowitz stated, “In addition...

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The Children's Campaign Current – Say Yes to Healthy Start – And MORE 9_12_12

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Can children’s brains explain mental illness? (Salon) …fit to children in the future. The Child Mind Institute is a one-of-a-kind facility dedicated to the Mental Health of children. Its clinicians offer state-of-the-art treatments for children with psychi… Say Yes to Healthy Start  (Pensacola News Journal) Healthy Start began in Florida in 1992,...

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The Children's Campaign Current – Motion filed to dismiss murder indictment- And MORE 9_7_12

Promise 1 – Children’s Health Preventing Preterm Births Saves Babies’ Lives (Reuters) PR Newswire WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2012 September Is infant mortality Awareness Month WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –? September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month .. More kids have health insurance (Ocala Star-Banner) …ounty Health Department. “We just don’t...

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