Among the foremost children’s advocates in Washington DC, some are concerned that the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), one of the most popular health coverage programs, may not be reauthorized.

The majority of CHIP’s funding is set to expire in 2015. The program provides health coverage for children from lower-income families that do not meet the income requirements for Medicaid and don’t have access to coverage through an employer.

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It was all about Health and Wellness On Saturday February 22nd as Goldson Spine Rehabilitation Center and the city of Lauderhill hosted the very first Dr. Fidel Goldson Sr. Commemorative Day.

The event was kicked off with a Zumba warm-up and continued with a 5k run/walk where entire families ranging from great grandparents to toddlers participated. The winner trophy went to Courtney Warren who came in just above 17 minutes.

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County recognizes March 10, 2014 as National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The goal of this day is to offer support and hope, reduce the stigma of HIV/AIDS, and empower women and girls to embrace the theme, “Share Knowledge. Take Action.”

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an annual, nationwide observance to raise awareness of the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Families, health organizations, businesses, communities, the government and individuals come together to provide support, encourage discussion and educate women and girls about the importance of getting tested and knowing their status.

Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI) will host a Grand Opening Celebration on Tuesday March 4th from 12 to 3pm at its new Tavernier Health Center in the Tavernier Towne Shopping Center, 91200 Overseas Highway #17 Tavernier, FL 33070.  

The federally qualified health center/non-profit company decided to open this facility after identifying a great need for quality, affordable and convenient medical care in the Upper Keys.