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With the passage of the Mental Health Parity Act, insurers are required to provide equal coverage for behavioral health care.
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A mom reaches out to thank lawmakers for their support of mental health reform, as her daughter sits in a crisis stabilization unit for the 17th time.
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Federal offficials are concerned families could be penalized unfairly.
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Philadelphia families grapple with a medical mystery: Why is this chronic condition rising so quickly in children of color?
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The raid at MPC enterprises is part of a trend of increasing worksite raids, according to a Midwest Center analysis of federal data and interviews with immigration officials.
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The state's housing crisis has resulted in more and more families like Tanya Harris' living in substandard and overcrowded conditions, and local health officials say those conditions threaten residents' health.
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As I searched and learned about the silent, naturally occurring gas produced from the breakdown of uranium that can cause lung cancer, I became more concerned.
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In Victoria, Texas, families with limited budgets face harsh realities, with exploitative landlords and a shortage of safe, affordable rental housing. Then Hurricane Harvey made everything even worse.
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Perla Trevizo is a recipient of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center's Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in this series can be found here. 

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