Health Care for Children: Protecting America's Future : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health for Families and the Uninsured of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, Lansing, MI, May 30, 1990, Volume 4

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Page 20 - LOGISTICS Mr. Chairman and members of the committee: I am Maj. Gen. Alan J. Armstrong, Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics Headquarters, Marine Corps. I welcome this opportunity to appear before you for the first time to present the procurement Marine Corps budget. The...
Page 17 - I am very pleased to be here and to have this opportunity to talk to you.
Page 66 - Approximately twelve million children do not qualify for either public health programs or private health insurance. Health care services and providers are poorly distributed in rural and inner city areas. Education programs on disease prevention and health promotion are inadequate to meet the need.
Page 24 - As is our policy here, we will make your full written statement a part of the record.
Page 66 - May 30, 1990 children are poorer, one-fifth live in poverty and 21 percent live in single-parent households. Today, the leading cause of death for children above one year of age is preventable injuries. Reported cases of child abuse and neglect rose a drastic 23 percent in one year from 1985 to 1986.
Page 9 - Thank you for allowing me to testify. [The prepared statement of Ms.
Page 65 - Health: ."The pockets of failure are predictable — they coincide with the pockets of poverty and of unreachable poor in southern states, and in the ghettos of our cities. In our country those pockets are unacceptable.
Page 65 - Health: ."The reality is that child health in America is not what it could or should be and too many children are suffering preventable health problems.
Page 41 - Health to serve the high risk perinatal needs of the northern portion of the lower peninsula and the eastern end of the Upper Peninsula, including three islands, Mackinac, Drummond and Beaver.
Page 24 - I want to thank you both for being here and for your input, not only today but through this process.

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