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  • Basic Insurance Information
    For many people, insurance can be a necessary but confusing subject. BasicInsuranceInfo.com is here to help. With easy to understand articles and resources compiled and written by insurance professionals, you will find the answers to your insurance questions here.

  • Buzzanca v. Buzzanca: The Ruling and Ramifications vis a vis embryo donation
    The effect of this legal case on the issue of surrogate embryo donation. (fertility)

  • Drug Abuse and Conduct Disorder Linked to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy
    Researchers at Columbia University in New York City have found new evidence that children whose mothers smoke during pregnancy are at much greater risk than other children for drug abuse and conduct disorder. The findings reinforce those of other studies spanning more than 25 years that have shown similar problems associated with prenatal exposure to smoke in children ranging from toddlers through teens. The study also revealed marked gender differences, with girls at significantly increased risk for drug abuse and boys at significantly increased risk for conduct disorder.

  • Health and Medical Issues - Medical Records
    Medical records are considered highly confidential because of the very private, personal information they contain. That's why you can't call for a copy of your neighbor's latest lab report. However, you generally have the right to access your own medical information and to control who else can access it.

  • Health Care Financing Administration
    Welcome to the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

  • INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR INFERTILITY TREATMENT
    Couples who face infertility not only face the emotional pain associated with not being able to have a child, but may also face obstacles put in front of them by their health insurance company and employers. The following guidelines are designed to assist couples to overcome some of these obstacles on their own.

  • Mission of Hope Cancer Fund
    Mission of Hope Cancer Fund is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, Founded by a cancer survivor in 1994. Our primary purpose is to provide Direct Financial Assistance to cancer patients and their families. MHCF also provides educational information and emotional and grief support on cancer related issues.

  • National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse
    Maternal and Child Health Policy Research Center - conducts research and analysis on health insurance, managed care, and other financing and delivery issues affecting children.

  • Special Child: Legal Files
    Diagnosis of ADD/ADHD is for Physicians, Not Educators.

  • The impact of Bragdon v. Abbot on persons affected by infertility
    In order to have an understanding of the impact of Bragdon v. Abbott on persons affected with infertility, it is first necessary to give a brief overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


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