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Mar

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Healthy Eating Plate, Available in 32 Languages

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Remember: When planning meals, include vegetables and aim for color and variety. Potatoes don’t count as vegetables because of their negative impact on blood sugar. This tips is provided by the Healthy Eating Plate. The Healthy Eating Plate, created by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is a guide for creating healthy, balanced… Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual

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Handwashing Posters from the CDC

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments

The CDC provides printable posters that can be used to help raise awareness about handwashing. The posters can be hung in highly visible public areas, such as schools, workplaces, and restrooms. They are designed for all audiences, and some are available in multiple sizes and languages.

Posted in: Multilingual, Public Health

Mar

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WebJunction Webinar: Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Public libraries are respected local institutions that connect community members to credible information and services. As community anchor institutions, libraries are leveraging their assets in response to the opioid crisis that has gripped the country. After 16 months of research, OCLC, and the Public Library Association have released a call to action on how libraries can address… Read More »

Posted in: Public Library, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Webinars

Feb

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Child Opportunity Index

Posted by on February 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Children who live in neighborhoods with quality early childhood education and schools, safe housing, access to healthy food, parks and playgrounds and clean air are more likely to grow into healthy, productive adults than children who don’t. The Child Opportunity Index (COI) measures and maps the quality of resources and conditions that matter for children… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Environmental Health

Feb

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Navigating the Health Care System: Health Literacy Curriculum

Posted by on February 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Navigating the Health Care System is a four-unit health literacy curriculum designed by Nemours Children’s Health System for use with high-school-aged adolescents in classroom and community settings. It is designed to prepare students to be responsible for managing their own health care as they transition into adulthood. Units include: Definitions (health, health care, self-advocacy, health… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy

Feb

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Webinar: Framing the Future of Partnering with Your Community

Posted by on February 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Discover how to engage and create long lasting partnerships with community members while disseminating consumer health information. This webinar will discuss the difference between engagement and outreach, building trust within your community to support impactful collaborations, and creating and finding community engagement resources. We will also review and discuss key takeaways from several community health… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Webinars

Jan

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening (Pap and HPV tests). The National Cervical Cancer Coalition dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information

Jan

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The Common Cold and Complementary Health Approaches

Posted by on January 2nd, 2020 0 comments

Colds are a leading reason for visiting a doctor and for missing school or work. To prevent or treat colds some people turn to complementary health approaches such as herbs, vitamins, and minerals. The latest issue of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) Clinical Digest provides information on “what the science says”… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information

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HEADS UP for Concussion Awareness

Posted by on January 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

HEADS UP is a series of educational initiatives, developed by CDC, that all have a common goal: Protect kids and teens by raising awareness and informing action to improve prevention, recognition, and response to concussion and other serious brain injuries. Recent HEADS UP initiatives focus on sports programs and schools as key places to share… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

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Gender Spectrum’s Holiday Resources for Families, Youth and Professionals

Posted by on December 5th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens. Gender Spectrum’s guide Holiday Resources for Families, Youth, and Professionals provides tips for talking about gender during the holidays. Resources include “Tips for Communicating with Family and Friends about Your Child’s Gender,” tips for grandparents, videos of youth discussing their… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Websites

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