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Despite gains, data from UCLA CHPR’s California Health Interview Survey show disparities in screening rates for children ages 1 to 5 across various groups
June 30, 2021
3-in-4-young-children-in-california-are-screened-for-age-appropriate-development
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Despite gains, data from UCLA CHPR’s California Health Interview Survey show disparities in screening rates for children ages 1 to 5 across various groups
June 30, 2021
Palliative care for seriously ill children also helps their families
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When a child undergoes medical care for a life-limiting condition ― such as cancer or certain neurological or cardiac conditions  ― receiving in-home palliative care at the same time improves the quality of life for both the child and the family by reducing worry and stress, according to an article by researchers from the

January 28, 2016
Palliative care for seriously ill children also helps their families
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When a child undergoes medical care for a life-limiting condition ― such as cancer or certain neurological or cardiac conditions  ― receiving in-home palliative care at the same time improves the quality of life for both the child and the family by reducing worry and stress, according to an article by researchers from the

January 28, 2016
Big gains in number of California children with health insurance and regular dental care
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UCLA research shows significant gains over the past decade, but disparities persist

An impressive 3 in 4 California children ages 2 to 5 had a regular dental checkup in 2012, including those from poorer households, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

May 21, 2015
Big gains in number of California children with health insurance and regular dental care
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UCLA research shows significant gains over the past decade, but disparities persist

An impressive 3 in 4 California children ages 2 to 5 had a regular dental checkup in 2012, including those from poorer households, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

May 21, 2015
Sept. 26 Webinar: How to Improve the California Children's Services program
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​The California Children's Services (CCS) program plays an invaluable role in facilitating care of the state's sickest children. The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is working with the

September 24, 2014
Sept. 26 Webinar: How to Improve the California Children's Services program
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​The California Children's Services (CCS) program plays an invaluable role in facilitating care of the state's sickest children. The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is working with the

September 24, 2014
Three out of four California children with mental health needs don't get treatment
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Barriers to care persist, althought most have health insurance More than 300,000 California children between the ages of 4 and 11 need mental health care, but only 1 in 4 is treated, according to a new policy brief from the 
July 24, 2014
Three out of four California children with mental health needs don't get treatment
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Barriers to care persist, althought most have health insurance More than 300,000 California children between the ages of 4 and 11 need mental health care, but only 1 in 4 is treated, according to a new policy brief from the 
July 24, 2014
In California, Great Recession pushes hundreds of thousands of adult children home, and older parent
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​Californians anticipating an empty nest in their golden years are now faced with a rocky reality: The Great Recession and its jobless recovery have forced many adult children home, increasing household expenses by 50 percent or more for many families, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the

February 27, 2014
In California, Great Recession pushes hundreds of thousands of adult children home, and older parent
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​Californians anticipating an empty nest in their golden years are now faced with a rocky reality: The Great Recession and its jobless recovery have forced many adult children home, increasing household expenses by 50 percent or more for many families, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the

February 27, 2014
Unhappy meals? Majority of very young children in California eat fast food at least once a week
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A surprisingly large percentage of very young children in California, including 70 percent of Latino children, eat fast food regularly, according to a new policy brief by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.   The study found that 60 percent of all children between the ages of 2 and 5 had eaten fast food at least once in the previous week.
November 25, 2013
Unhappy meals? Majority of very young children in California eat fast food at least once a week
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A surprisingly large percentage of very young children in California, including 70 percent of Latino children, eat fast food regularly, according to a new policy brief by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.   The study found that 60 percent of all children between the ages of 2 and 5 had eaten fast food at least once in the previous week.
November 25, 2013
Small mercies: Program for children with life-threatening conditions shows early success
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A child is desperately ill, and a family faces a stark choice: Should they try to save the child's life with therapeutic treatments, or ease the pain through hospice and other pain-relief services? 

This is the current dilemma of families seeking support through Medicaid to care for a child with a life-threatening condition. Under current law, Medicaid recipients are only granted full access to both therapeutic and palliative services in the last six months of a child's life.
August 29, 2012
Small mercies: Program for children with life-threatening conditions shows early success
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A child is desperately ill, and a family faces a stark choice: Should they try to save the child's life with therapeutic treatments, or ease the pain through hospice and other pain-relief services? 

This is the current dilemma of families seeking support through Medicaid to care for a child with a life-threatening condition. Under current law, Medicaid recipients are only granted full access to both therapeutic and palliative services in the last six months of a child's life.
August 29, 2012
Nearly one million California children still at risk of secondhand smoke exposure
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New study finds that African-American, low-income children at risk CORRECTION:  [Nov. 2, 2011] A sample size miscalculation in the original version of this publication resulted in errors to the estimated number of children affected by secondhand smoke, although the percentages, interpretation and findings remain correct. The errors were related to pooling three cycles of CHIS data.  The Center regrets the error.

October 27, 2011
Nearly one million California children still at risk of secondhand smoke exposure
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New study finds that African-American, low-income children at risk CORRECTION:  [Nov. 2, 2011] A sample size miscalculation in the original version of this publication resulted in errors to the estimated number of children affected by secondhand smoke, although the percentages, interpretation and findings remain correct. The errors were related to pooling three cycles of CHIS data.  The Center regrets the error.

October 27, 2011
Up to 220,000 California children excluded from health care reform due to immigrant status
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Restrictions on eligibility for health care reform programs will result in the potential exclusion of up to 220,000 children from affordable health care coverage in California, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 

The number represents approximately 20 percent of all uninsured children in California.

June 30, 2011
Up to 220,000 California children excluded from health care reform due to immigrant status
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Restrictions on eligibility for health care reform programs will result in the potential exclusion of up to 220,000 children from affordable health care coverage in California, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 

The number represents approximately 20 percent of all uninsured children in California.

June 30, 2011