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Keeping Youth Drug Free

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

By the time most children reach pre-school age, they have observed adults smoking and or drinking alcohol. By the time they begin attending elementary school, they have been exposed to illegal drugs and by the time they enter their teens, many will have already used an illegal substance. Children, including teens, do not have the… Read More »

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Oct

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NIH News in Health, October 2017

Posted by on October 4th, 2017 0 comments

Check out the October issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Coping With Grief: Life after Loss Losing someone you love can change your world. There’s no right or wrong way to mourn. Finding healthy ways to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General

Sep

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CDC Technical Packages for Violence Prevention

Posted by on September 14th, 2017 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed technical packages to help states and communities take advantage of the best available evidence to prevent violence. A technical package is a collection of strategies that represent the best available evidence to prevent or reduce public health problems like violence. They can help improve the health… Read More »

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Aug

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National Center for Education Statistics – International Data Explorer

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education. They are independent and non-partisan. Their mission is to provide scientific evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and to share this information in formats that are useful and accessible to educators, parents, policymakers,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General, Health Information Literacy, Uncategorized

Aug

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Children

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a new set of guidelines for the screening and management of high blood pressure in children and adults this month. An estimated 3.5% of all children and adolescents have high blood pressure, which often goes undetected and therefore untreated, according to the AAP. Included in the new guidelines… Read More »

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Aug

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National School Lunch After School Snack Program

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for this federally assisted snack program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. School districts and independent schools that choose to take part in the snack program receive cash subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for each snack they serve. In return,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Scholarships and Grants

Aug

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Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by on August 9th, 2017 0 comments

The importance of immunizations and health is a year ’round topic, but August, especially, is a good time to promote awareness. The National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit, available from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, includes plans for taking action, such as: articles to share, sample tweets, suggested newsletter items, ideas for community… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health

Aug

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Statistics in Schools

Posted by on August 8th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools program offers free activities and resources that can help you bring statistics into any K-12 classroom. Statistics in Schools activities use real-life census data to help students understand statistical concepts and gain data analysis skills. The geography, history, math and sociology activities were created by teachers and correspond… Read More »

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Aug

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Marijuana Talk Toolkit

Posted by on August 8th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

More states are legalizing the use of marijuana but even in states that haven’t legalized its use doesn’t mean that the youth in this country aren’t partaking. Teens and young adults are especially susceptible to the negative effects of any drug use, including marijuana. Even the occasional use of marijuana can cause teens to engage in… Read More »

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Aug

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Promise Neighborhoods grant

Posted by on August 1st, 2017 0 comments

The vision of the program is that all children and youth growing up in Promise Neighborhoods have access to great schools and strong systems of family and community support that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully transition to college and a career. The purpose of Promise Neighborhoods is to significantly improve… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

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