Colleen McCauley

("Kate," and her father, "Tony," look at an unpaid $8,000 hospital bill, the result of the family's inability to get health care coverage.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Little-Known Gap in Health Insurance Programs Leaves Undocumented Kids At Risk

Now, a new effort is getting underway to get those children health care coverage.

06/15/2015

(File photos)

Philadelphia Schoolkids Can Get Free Vision Exams on Saturday at Jefferson Hospital

Uninsured and underinsured Philadelphia children can get their eyes checked for free on “Give Kids Sight Day.”

04/12/2013

(Philadelphia city councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, in 2011.  File photo from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Councilwoman Modifies Lead Paint Testing Bill To Address Critics

Politics as the art of compromise was very evident in Philadelphia City Council with the apparent resolution of a dispute over a plan to require more lead paint testing in rental buildings.

12/08/2011