Children’s Health

Research on Children’s Health Risks in Doubt Over EPA Funds

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, a sign on a door of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their continued funding, researchers…

House GOP Proposes 5-Year Extension For Children’s Health

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans are proposing a five-year extension of financing for a popular program that provides health insurance for 8.9 million low-income children. GOP lawmakers have unveiled the measure three days after federal funding for the program expired. Though no states are expected to immediately run out of money, some are preparing to take initial steps to wind…