It is Past Time for Congress to Fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program

By David Thomsen, Policy Analyst, Health Policy Project, UnidosUS The latest threat to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and gut the Medicaid program has been halted—for now. While this was certainly a positive development for our community, we must … Continue reading

The State of Latino Children’s Mental Health

Guest post by Amelie G. Ramirez, Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio Did you know that U.S. Latino kids are far more likely than their peers to suffer depression and other mental health issues that often … Continue reading

Sending Our Children Back-to-School Healthy and Ready to Learn

It’s the end of August, and that means the start of a new school year. For parents, back-to-school means making sure that children have their backpack, plenty of no. 2 pencils, and their class schedule. Sending children well-fed to school … Continue reading

Senate Fails in Latest Efforts to Undermine the ACA and Strip Health Coverage from Millions of Americans

The fight to save health care this week culminated in a dramatic series of events on the floor of the U.S. Senate last night. With just three Republican votes, the final attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or the … Continue reading

Latinos Have Much to Lose Under Senate GOP Health Care Bill

In May, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would strip health coverage from 23 million Americans and slash more than $800 billion in federal funding from the Medicaid program. Yesterday, the Senate GOP released its proposal and it … Continue reading