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posted 07/03/2019
A new study in Health Affairs finds that more than 70% of children on public coverage have a parent employed by a large firm.
posted 06/24/2019
There’s more information known about every man, woman and child in the U.S. than ever before, in digital form. Why not use that data to protect the youngest, most vulnerable members of society?
posted 06/04/2019
“It’s been a very welcoming climate to insuring children,” said Joan Alker, director of Georgetown's Center for Children and Families. “That welcome mat has been pulled back.”
posted 04/22/2019
Child neglect is closely tied to poverty. By focusing on individual families accused of mistreating their kids, are we letting society off the hook?
posted 04/02/2019
A look at how the country’s two biggest states have insured their kids helps explain why nearly 4 million American children remain without health coverage.
posted 01/14/2019
It's a high-stakes problem lawmakers across the country are increasingly trying to address.
posted 10/25/2018
Why does Indiana have so many cases of child abuse and neglect? Only six states had more in 2016, and they all had much higher populations.
posted 06/30/2016

Infant mortality may be one of the most cold, impersonal terms out there, especially when what we're talking about is dying babies....

Giles Bruce's Blog

A new study in Health Affairs finds that more than 70% of children on public coverage have a... more »
posted 07/03/19
There’s more information known about every man, woman and child in the U.S. than ever before, in... more »
posted 06/24/19
“It’s been a very welcoming climate to insuring children,” said Joan Alker, director of... more »
posted 06/04/19

Giles Bruce's Work

Do Indiana parents now really mistreat their kids more than their counterparts just about everywhere else? Many experts say no.
Kateri Whiteside looked at the pictures of her six kids on the wall: boys and girls, from toddlers to adults. She hasn't seen some of them for years.
What if the United States treated child abuse and neglect as if they were deadly diseases?