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Youth and health care

Series produced by Y-Press

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In this four-part series Y-Press journalists report about youth health care and their access to that care

In this four-part series Y-Press journalists report four different aspect of about health care and their access to that care. The first piece we all know the economy isn’t great and when parents who lose their jobs they often lose their health insurance and in turn so do their kids. The second piece reports on low income kid’s trouble accessing health care, and what some schools are doing to address the problem. The third story focuses on a youth peer sex educator and what inspired her to do this kind of work. The fourth installment is about immigrant youth access to health care in this country. Y-Press journalists talk with both documented and undocumented youth about their struggles and concerns about health care.


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, both documented and undocumented immigrants disproportionately lack health coverage and receive fewer he...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 2
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in every four sexually active teenagers will contract a sexually transmitted disease. The Indiana...

  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 02:53
Caption: Willard Gambold Middle School
School-based health clinics are one healthcare solution for kids who are economically disadvantaged or uninsured. During the past several years Ind...

  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 02:42
Caption: Josier Boser, Chelsea Ratlift, Samantha Maltlen
Obesity, STDs, tobacco, drug and alcohol use are some of the major health concerns Indiana youth. And if kids need care in this difficult economy, ...

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1