“The expansion of vaccine administration to younger children will help prevent school outbreaks, reduce the numbers of students and staff in quarantine, and continue to keep students and staff in classrooms for full-time in-person learning,” he said.Read More
Isabella Wise had a child when she was just 15 years old — and it changed her life. She dropped out of high school to support her often-sick daughter, and battled postpartum depression.Read More
Most of us have the cognitive and physical abilities to adapt to social distancing, but imagine what happens to those who lack this skill set.Read More
Successful negotiation helped Maryland keep two health insurance companies — CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic — writing policies that cover children, though most of their counterparts nationwide have stopped.
Many of the nation’s insurers dropped child-only plans in September, when a provision of the new federal health care reform law took effect that bars them from rejecting children with preexisting medical conditions. Many states, including Maryland, do not have laws requiring the option of child-only policies.Read More
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