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President Donald Trump reverses course on some aspects of his border policy. Also on the Thursday rundown: with the midterms approaching we will take you to a state, you might not expect to be reaching out to Latino voters: and Dan Heyman has a novel angle on the utility of medical marijuana

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Archive: November 6, 2014

PHOTO: Making sure parents aren't brushing off the importance of their child's oral health is the idea behind a new program aimed at reducing tooth decay among Kentucky's youngest. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Teams of early childhood professionals from across the state are in Louisville today learning how to help parents improve their children’s' oral health. The so-called Train-the-Trainer approach is one of the many ways the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition is trying to re ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report finds that close to 900,000 children in Texas are without health insurance, although the rate did fall slightly over the last few years. Photo credit: Ken/Flickr.
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AUSTIN, Texas – The number of Texas children without health insurance continues to slowly drop, but a new analysis also shows the state continues to have one of the highest rates of uninsured children in the nation – and warns that trouble could be on the horizon. A main concern going ...Read More

PHOTO: Eggs produced in cramped cages are banned in California, and a federal judge has upheld the state's right to do so in tossing out a challenge brought by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster. Photo credit: Alvimann/morguefile.com.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It's a situation that could leave many Missourians feeling poached. Attorney General Chris Koster's attempt to overturn a California law requiring all eggs sold in the Golden State to come from chickens treated humanely was tossed out, but not before racking up a more th ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Oregon is a bright spot in a new national report on what states are doing to cover more children with health insurance. But nationally, the progress has slowed. Graphic courtesy of Georgetown Center for Children and Families.

PORTLAND, Ore. - When it comes to the number of children covered by health insurance, Oregon gets good marks in a national report from the Georgetown Center for Children and Families. Nationally, however, the report cites the number of uninsured children at more than five million - and says each st ...Read More

PHOTO: A new study shows efforts are stalling to connect more children with health care in the Keystone State. Photo credit: Tommy Hough.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A new report indicates efforts to connect more children to health care coverage seems to have stalled in Pennsylvania, and across the nation. Joan Alker, executive director of the Georgetown Center for Children and Families, is one of the authors of the Children's Coverage at a Cr ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families finds North Carolina to be one of the best states in the nation in getting more children covered with health insurance. Photo credit: Tommy Hough.

RALEIGH, N.C. - A report released Thursday by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families ranks North Carolina second in the nation when it comes to the reduction of uninsured children. As of 2013, the number of uninsured children in the state stands at a little more than 144,000, ab ...Read More

PHOTO: The Illinois Department of Health is holding a public comment hearing on proposed regulations on the production and sale of raw milk. Photo credit: Denis-Car Robidoux/flickr.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Some farmers and local food enthusiasts say raw milk is getting a raw deal in Illinois. For 30 years, the state has allowed Illinoisans to purchase raw milk directly from farmers with no rules. Now, the Illinois Department of Public Health is proposing raw milk producti ...Read More

Photo: Half of the country's uninsured children reside in six states, including Florida. Photo courtesy of Georgetown Center for Children and Families.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Sunshine State is anything but for more than 445,000 children who do not have health insurance. A new report released today by the Georgetown Center for Children and Families in Washington ranks the state fifth in the country when it comes to its high rate of uninsure ...Read More

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