Doctor who treated Kentucky school shooting victims says "politicians will do nothing to stop the next one"

As wounded children from Marshall County High School were rolled into a trauma center Tuesday, Dr. Sterling Haring thought about his 5-year-old son who will start school soon. Haring saw one patient who looked like his brother, and maybe a bit like himself, too. He thought about the parents who sent their children to the Kentucky school Tuesday morning with no reason to think they could be murdered that day. And he wondered if it's time for medical professionals like himself to speak up.

When will CHIP funding run out? Millions of children could lose health care coverage over Congress delays

Marion Burgess' has lived her 10 months of life in limbo. She was born last year on Valentine's Day in Portland, Oregon, with a 6-by-7-millimeter hole in her heart. It will either heal itself, or she will need open heart surgery—only time will tell. Her family's hope for funding medical care hinges on a decision Congress is running out of time to make: How to fund the program that has given Marion and more than 9 million low-income children the health care needed to survive childhood.
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