Children & Families

<p>In need of some comic relief amid all the Serious and Important coverage of the Supreme Court's hearings on the Affordable Care Act this week? Check out these health reform parodies.</p>

Health Insurance and Costs, Healthcare Regulation and Reform

<p>Arysta LifeScience, the manufacturer of methyl iodide, a toxic fumigant used in soil preparation for strawberries, carrots and other vegetable crops, has just announced that it is suspending all sales of the known carcinogen in the U.S.</p>

Environmental Health

<p>Children in first through sixth grades in California schools are supposed to do a minimum of 200 minutes of physical education every 10 school days. Sorry, recess doesn't count. This fact will likely surprise many parents of elementary school kids, who know that their children do much less.&nbsp;

Health Insurance and Costs

<p>When school budgets are cut, what does it take to keep physical education afloat in one Northern California school district? Outsourcing to fitness organizations plus a small army of parent volunteers, educators and foundations.</p>

<p>Diabetic children are in jeopardy of dying in the classroom due to a severe shortage of California registered school nurses. There are 15,000 school districts in California and less than 50 percent of those districts have a registered nurse on campus. Current law in California requires only a reg

Chronic Disease

This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Suzanne Bohan and Sandy Kleffman, participants in the 
Other stories in this series include:

Poverty and Class, Environmental Health, Health Insurance and Costs, Healthcare Regulation and Reform, Patient Safety and Ethics

This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Suzanne Bohan and Sandy Kleffman, participants in the 
Other stories in this series include:

Poverty and Class, Environmental Health, Health Insurance and Costs, Mental Health, Food and Nutrition