The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) currently provides low-cost insurance coverage to 9 million children. In September 2017, Congress failed to pass legislation reauthorizing the program, which now faces an uncertain future. We’ve collected the latest scholarship on the program to highlight the stakes in this legislative battle.
Despite major changes in media and technology over the past 20 years, a new study of children's news habits finds that "parents are still at the core of developing news interest and patterns of consumption."
An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.
Foster care children are more likely to have an incarcerated parent, be exposed to violence and live with someone with a mental illness than other types of children, including low-income kids and those raised by single mothers.