Texas Children's Hospital
"Did you spend more time this week practicing basketball than trying to get those kids out of that detention center?" Kimmel asked Cruz on the court.
Rescuing them was 'mission impossible.' Meeting them was mission adorable.
Without timely treatment, these pediatric patients faced risk of death. Houston doctors and the Coast Guard swooped in to help.
"Fortunately we had a positive outcome, but it was pretty scary there for a while."
A lot of CEOs in health care worry constantly about changing reimbursement models or the impact of new health care laws. While there's no disputing that these have a great potential to influence the way we provide care, it's not what occupies my thoughts.
Wellness programs have blossomed because healthy employees tend to be happier, more productive and less costly from an insurance perspective. As companies continue to evolve their healthy initiatives, the next logical step is to improve the environment for nursing mothers.
As a parent you never want to think that you can't afford any or all medical necessities that your child might need to stay alive. But in our family's case, we never could have done it without the help of Medicaid. And now it's time to make sure other families get the same fighting chance.
For most children, a birthday or holiday is a day of hope and joy. But for many children you probably do not know, December 1, World AIDS Day, may be the most important date on the calendar, signifying commitment and unity in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.