Health Factors

Smaller photo of Earnest Evans, 59, and Sharon Evans, 57, of Chicago.

Our #GetCovered Story: Insurance Let Us Get Through a Health Crisis Together

Earnest, 59, and Sharon, 57, have been married 22 years. This is their story about what getting coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace meant to them.

Photo of Eyole Mbongo of San Antonio speaking at a microphone.

Coverage Gives Me Peace of Mind: Eyole’s #GetCovered Story

Having insurance allows Eyole to think about getting more preventive care.

Photo of two young boys playing with a game.

Equity and Excellence in the Earliest Years: Action on Expulsion and Suspension in Early Childhood Settings

Recent data indicate expulsions and suspensions occur at high rates in preschool settings — even higher rates than in K12 school settings.

Small photo of Maureen Blaha.

National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Helps Young People Get Out of Crises Every Day

National Runaway Safeline executive director encourages everyone to reach out to youth.

President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Summit on Early Education on Dec. 10.

Big Day for Early Childhood Education at the White House

More than $1 billion in new federal and private sector investments in early childhood education announced at White House Summit on Early Childhood Education.

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Ali’s #GetCovered Story: Getting Insured May Have Saved My Life

Open enrollment continues until Feb.15, 2014.

Jace Killsback and his family in the park.

New Health Coverage Options for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Members of federally recognized tribes can enroll in the Marketplace at any time.

Photo of a mother holding her son who is sad.

The New Face of Homelessness

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.

Photo of HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell being interviewed on a panel.

The Marketplace is Open!

Open enrollment in the Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, 2015.

Photo of a mother holding a child and talking to a home visiting nurse.

Reviewing Home Visiting: A Look at Models for At-Risk Pregnant Women, Mothers, and Children across the Country and in Tribal Communities

Recent review of the home visting program found that three new models met the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness.

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