Childrens health

Report shows NY is a leader in children’s Medicare / Public Information Service

ALBANY, NY – The number of children without health insurance is on the rise nationwide, according to a new report, but New York is holding up. The report, from Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, found that between 2016 and 2018, the number of uninsured children nationwide increased by more than 400,000 while New […]

Childrens health

Identifying Mayors Make Progress on Children’s Health with the Walk Challenge / Public Information Service

BOISE, Idaho – Mayors in Idaho are challenging each other to walk this month to encourage physical activity among young people. The Blue Cross for Idaho Foundation for Health’s sixth annual Mayor’s Walk Challenge recruited 77 mayors from all but five of Idaho’s counties. A mayor who averages at least 10,000 steps a day in […]