Health Factors

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The New Face of Homelessness

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.

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The Marketplace is Open!

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

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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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Get Ready to Enroll in Marketplace Coverage

Starting Nov. 15, you’ll be able to apply and enroll in 2015 Marketplace coverage.

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Building Children’s Protective Factors : The Extra Effect of Language Programs

Positive cultural identity and confidence go hand in hand with language gains.

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Trends in Healthcare Workforce and Employment

Implications for training and support programs.

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I’m Covered Stories: A Just-in-Time Convert to Health Insurance

Robert realized late last year that he had a growth on his tonsils. He got covered through the Health Insurance Marketplace and made his first doctor’s appointment.

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Anne's I'm Covered Story

Insuring against the 'What-Ifs.'

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CMS Kicks Off Effort to Help Marketplace Enrollees Stay Covered and Re-Enroll

Consumers should come back to HealthCare.gov, reach out to the call center, or visit with an in-person assister to make sure they choose the plan that best meets their needs starting Nov. 15.

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What Early Care and Education Providers and Families Should Know About Enterovirus D68

Infecting about 10 to 15 million Americans each year, enteroviruses are very common, especially during the summer and fall months.

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