By HOLBROOK MOHR and GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press
January 27, 2015 10:16 a.m.
The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups.
The Clark College Dental Hygiene program will hold a free children's dental clinic from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Firstenburg Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center in the campus Health Sciences Building, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.
By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau
January 26, 2015 5:36 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's health care law will cost about 20 percent less over the next decade than originally projected, the Congressional Budget Office reported Monday, in part because lower-than-expected health care inflation has led to smaller premiums.
By LINDSEY TANNER, Associated Press
January 26, 2015 10:23 a.m.
CHICAGO — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.