Child Health USA

All Photos Twitter.com
We at Protect Their Future are thrilled to hear about the unanimous YES vote at the VRBPAC meeting for Moderna vaccines for children under 5. We look forward to the next steps to make sure these vaccines are available to ALL children. #ImmunizeUnder5s
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Hmmmm. What happened to parents’ rights, Ron? You use that only when you want. Otherwise, parents who want to vaccinate their young children do not have rights. apple.news/A6o1DcFzgTGWQW…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Today, @US_FDA’s vaccine advisory committee recommended the authorization of Moderna's COVID vaccine (& will vote on Pfizer-BioNTech later today) for use in children 5 and under. Our statement in response to the announcement:
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A8: Children of all ages can experience mental health challenges. We need social & emotional learning available from early childhood through high school Here @miriamelena88 of @ZEROTOTHREE explains how we can #ThinkBabies when it comes to mental healthcare #WellnessWed twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A8: We know that peer-to-peer models work! We should invest in these networks & listen to the youth leading these programs as we continue to advocate for stronger mental health programs in schools. #WellnessWed youtu.be/oGu7VRRL86w?t=… twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
A7: When kids lose coverage, they may miss well-child exams, physical therapy, speech therapy, & other appts. They may even go w/o medicine. Keeping kids covered should be a priority! States should work closely with @cms to keep kids covered #WellnessWed firstfocus.org/blog/continuou… twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A6: 59% of families w/ low incomes spent their monthly #ChildTaxCredit check on food. The link between poverty & hunger is as clear as day — the expanded monthly CTC is an essential tool in increasing child nutrition & lowering child hunger. #WellnessWed #ChildrensWeek2022 twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A5: Expert advisers to the FDA are reviewing COVID vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna this week for children 6 months to 4-5 years old. Access would keep children safe and give parents better peace of mind. #SpreadTheWord #WellnessWed twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A5: In April, the Biden Administration published a rule proposal outlining changes to the #AffordableCareAct that eliminate the #familyglitch — a flaw that makes health insurance coverage unaffordable for roughly 5 million people — more than half of them children. #WellnessWed twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A2: A true children’s agenda is one that provides families & communities the support they need so that every child can thrive. Voters want us to #InvestInKids to #EndChildPoverty, advance public schools, protect children’s rights, ensure child health care, & more! #WellnessWed twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
A2: Every issue is a kids’ issue. We need to take a whole-child approach that will #InvestInKids across multiple issue areas. Child impact statements & centering young voices can help ensure policy is doing right by kids. #WellnessWed #ChildrensWeek2022 firstfocus.org/resources/fact… twitter.com/MomsRising/sta…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
The number of children being treated for pediatric diabetes in England & Wales has increased by more than 50%, creating what health leaders have called a “perfect storm” of rising obesity levels and cost of living crisis. theguardian.com/society/2022/j…
One thing is really, really, really clear from the @US_FDA VRBPAC documents from Moderna & Pfizer: These #vaccineswork in young kids (who represented 24% of ICU admits during #omicron) fda.gov/media/159195/d… fda.gov/media/159189/d…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
FDA advisors voted to recommend Moderna’s vaccine for use in kindergarteners through high schoolers after an all-day meeting. (via @spencekimball) cnbc.com/2022/06/14/fda…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
We are excited to join @GeorgetownCCF, @First_Focus, @LittleLobbyists, and @CommCatHealth for a #WellnessWed chat to talk about how we can all work to improve children’s health tomorrow at 2pm ET. Join us!
Retweeted by Child Health USA
This #ChildrensWeek, and every week, we must center our nation’s youth—including young people in #FosterCare. Join us for a Tweetstorm on June 16 at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT urging our leaders to create solutions that #ImproveMentalHealthSystems. #ChildMentalHealthMatters
Retweeted by Child Health USA
US reports about 88,000 weekly Covid-19 cases in children, says report | Business Standard News buff.ly/3zDxE7c
Protecting kids <5yrs from #COVID19 will be a challenge. We need to build vaccine confidence among parents and ensure equitable access to the vaccines. Read more in this piece from @johnbrownstein @RWeintraubMD @HemiTewarson , Katie Greene and me. abcn.ws/39mzsH1
Retweeted by Child Health USA
"risk of large measles outbreaks is increasing with most COVID mandates ended & international travel resuming largely without enforced restrictions...authorities will be gambling if they do not preempt and prepare for these outbreaks." - My @latimes op-ed latimes.com/opinion/story/…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
By 6-to-1 margin, voters say federal government should spend more on children | @First_Focus on Children bit.ly/3mLDGLo Important poll by @Lake_Research #InvestInKids #ChildrensWeek2022
Retweeted by Child Health USA
I’d like to curate a list of pediatricians or other HCW who have published commentaries to #EndGunViolence? Please tag if I miss any! #WearOrange #DoctorsForGunSafety @AmerAcadPeds @LoisLeeMD @karensheehanmd @peter_masiakos @renkate
Retweeted by Child Health USA
“Almost half (45%) of the study’s #LongCovid participants needed a reduced work schedule on account of their illness & around one-fifth (22%) unable to work at all.” These numbers are now very consistent. 1/2 are experiencing moderate to severe disability forbes.com/sites/robertha…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Important read from @First_Focus regarding which members of Congress lead for children and which ones fail children.@Division37ofAPA medium.com/voices4kids/ou…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Harvard Scientists Have Developed a Revolutionary New Treatment for Diabetes buff.ly/3MMYa0G
Poll Texans Support for Medicaid Reaches All Time High - Public News Service buff.ly/3QgrkIB
Infants and toddlers may finally get their COVID shots - Axios buff.ly/3mIWeM9 #ChildrensWeek2022
NATION faces uphill challenge getting kids under 5 vaccinated | @NateWeixel - The Hill buff.ly/3Hhl5Aa
Our Children’s Champions, Defenders, and Failures in Congress - @BruceLesley - Medium buff.ly/3mI8RHu #ChildrensWeek2022 #Champion4Children
Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for children under 6 is effective in preventing symptomatic infection without causing worrisome side effects, the Food and Drug Administration said on Friday night. nyti.ms/3mCfCdX
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Firearms are the leading cause of death for children and teens in American. We #WearOrange to bring awareness to Gun Violence Awareness and prevent senseless loss. Learn more at buff.ly/3NqUrHe. #WearOrange #EndGunViolence #WeStandForChildren #SavingLifetimes
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Today marks the beginning of #ChildrensWeek2022 (June 12-18). Here is an interview and chat with forever and always #Champion4Children Rep. @rosadelauro from 2020. —> buff.ly/3He36e6
U.S. Congressman and alumnus John Edward Porter dies at 87 - Northwestern Now buff.ly/3aO25NC He was the first chair of the @First_Focus Board of Directors and a passionate advocate for children. Thank you John Edward Porter. Rest in peace.
THREAD (1/5): Our new study with @IGTC_Hopkins details how Big Tobacco systematically markets to kids by placing cigarette ads near schools and playgrounds in low- and middle-income countries. Full study �tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/…V
Retweeted by Child Health USA
On behalf of @childrensmn , I am proud to join with other health care leaders in calling for ACTION to address the gun violence that has become the number one cause of death for American children. @AmerAcadPeds @ChildHealthUSA #GunSafetyNow #ThisIsOurLane beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-manag…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
#Parents & #Pediatricians are the biggest block giving a #VoiceForChildren. Keep your eye on voting records to identify #CandidatesForKids in the midterm elections. Hint 1: @Campaign4Kids keeps track for us. Hint 2: @RepBoebert is not a friend of kids. #PutKids1st twitter.com/Campaign4Kids/…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
The Relentless School: Calling for Action to End Gun Violence & Fight For Our Future relentlessschoolnurse.com/2022/06/11/the…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
I'm not scared of dying from covid - my risk as a healthy, young(ish) boosted person is low But I am v scared of long covid, & this is the best article I've read about what it can do to another young(ish) incredibly fit & boosted person missoulian.com/news/local/mis… via @missoulian
Retweeted by Child Health USA
These headlines anywhere else in the world would prompt cries of a failed state. That they describe the reality for kids in the United States, while we concern ourselves with "achievement scores", demonstrates the rot at the core of our national project. twitter.com/piper4missouri…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
NEW from @eklib: A 16-year trans boy tried to kill himself after investigations of families ordered. He was admitted to psych facility. When staff learned he was undergoing hormone therapy, they turned his family in for child abuse texastribune.org/2022/06/08/tra… #txlege #tx2022
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Dr. Roy Guerrero, a pediatrician in Uvalde, Texas, described to Congress seeing children so "pulverized" and "decapitated" by bullets "that the only clue as to their identities was their blood-spattered cartoon clothes still clinging to them." nyti.ms/3NEepyG
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Because of Congress’ inaction, we have no choice, but to pull critical COVID funding needs to start securing some vaccines for the fall, including next generation vaccines if available. We have warned Congress for months about the impact of inaction. washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2022…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
When it comes to issues that impact children like gun safety, child abuse, bullying, internet safety, education, child poverty, etc., it is the VOICE of children that MUST be heard. Kids have unique perspectives to what is happening to THEM, in THEIR lives. #YouthVoice twitter.com/RepAndyBiggsAZ…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
In their new Forefront article, @davidrubinmd, @rebeckarosenqu1 + @dougstrane from @PolicyLabCHOP discuss how we fail to secure permanent funding for #CHIP, despite its successes and ability to help so many families in their moments of deep uncertainty. bit.ly/3wZPbU3
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Congress Is Letting Free School Lunch Program Expire - Motherly buff.ly/3tnAt8y
“As a pediatrician, I know that 988 will not live up to its promise if we develop an adult-focused service and hope it works for children.” Dr. Polina Krass outlines ways we can ensure children’s needs are considered when the new crisis number goes live. policylab.chop.edu/blog/988-lifel…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
On @Health_Affairs Forefront with @PolicyLabCHOP colleagues @davidrubinmd & @dougstrane on why we have to keep pushing to permanently fund #CHIP and how this supports addressing underinsurance crisis and opportunities to innovate in this critical program healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/for…
Retweeted by Child Health USA
Twiends™ uses the Twitter™ API, displays it's logo & trademarks, and is not endorsed or certified by them. These items remain the property of Twitter. We do not sell followers, we only provide display advertising. Bots & fake accounts are not permitted on twiends. © 2009
Grow Your Twitter Free
Want To Grow Your Twitter?
We help other people find and follow you on Twitter.
Key Info:
Started in 2009
Over 6 million signups
Country targeting provided
We never auto tweet to your timeline
We never auto follow others
We actively moderate our community
Please Share
Please upgrade your browser  chrome