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Congratulations to the 2016 Youth Art Contest Winners!

Posted Wednesday July 26, 2017 by DFC Media

Doctors for Change (DFC) is proud to announce the winners of our 2016 Youth Art, Creative Writing, Media, and Photography Contest! We invited area youth to submit their entries for...

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Children Deserve Health Coverage Regardless of Immigration Status

Posted Friday July 14, 2017 by DFC Media

By Val Gempis, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Children Deserve Health Coverage Regardless of Immigration Status By Paul George and Fatima Syed What happens when a child...

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King v. Burwell: Health Insurance Saved for 1 Million Texans

Posted Friday June 26, 2015 by Leah Halley

In the second landmark decision regarding the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday in King v. Burwell voted 6-3 to affirm that individuals in any state will remain...

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Advocacy Spotlight on Rice Students 2015

Posted Monday May 25, 2015 by [email protected]

May 22, 2015 As the 84th Texas Legislative Session begins to wrap up, Doctors for Change (DFC) is beginning to reflect on this past season of advocacy in Austin, Texas.  Since...

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Youth Art Competition 2014: Celebrating a Healthy Mind and Body

Posted Friday May 22, 2015 by [email protected]

DFC invited Houston area youths to enter our 2014 art, creative writing, photography, and video media contest! The theme was “Celebrating a Healthy Mind and Body.” Participants were asked to tell us what it...

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DFC Leader’s Op-Ed on Palliative Care Featured in the Chronicle

Posted Friday May 22, 2015 by Leah Halley

Dr. Jill Ann Jarrell (DFC) and Dr. Colleen Keough’s article, featured on the Houston Chronicle’s Opinion’s page, describes palliative care and makes the case for why we need more palliative...

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Doctors For Change Announces 3rd Annual Luncheon and publication of the Doctors for Change Guide to Access to Care and Community Resources

Posted Monday May 18, 2015 by Leah Halley

Join local nonprofit Doctors For Change, Community Advocates, and Healthcare Leaders for the 2015 Luncheon: Prescriptions for a Healthy Houston HOUSTON, TX (May 13, 2015) – Doctors For Change (DFC)...

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Palliative Care and Texas’ Aging Population

Posted Monday August 11, 2014 by Ellen Schwaller

Palliative care, often referred to as end-of-life care, is specialized medical care that focuses on reducing suffering and improving quality of life for individuals with life-threatening illnesses. Palliative care does...

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