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Let's Move! It's National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Around the World in Five Breakfasts
The School Nutrition Association (SNA) stresses the importance of nutritious breakfast during National School Breakfast Week.
Tribes Battle Meth Use on Their Own Terms
When it came to major problems among Native populations, methamphetamine use ranked high on the list, due to the intense addictive nature of the drug, ease of creation and inexpensive price tag.
Hepatitis C: The Importance of Screening for this Silent Disease
Andrea Thomas, 49, had moderately abnormal enzymes for years but her family physician ignored it, presuming it was a result of social drinking.
Nurse Your Baby into Health…from the Second He Is Born
Her mother back in Mexico did not breastfeed her or her siblings for long, but Josefina Guillén, 39, says she always knew breastfeeding was best for a healthy baby.
In California: An Endowment for Healthy Living
While childhood obesity statistics soar nationwide, Californians say they have had enough: 92 percent recently indicated they view it as a serious problem, 80 percent thought it had worsened, and most thought the solution requires a community approach, not just an individual one.
In Mississippi, a Local Take on Curbing Infant Mortality
Mildred Thomas missed a period, but it wasn't second period Math, or fifth period Arts. She missed her biological period. She was pregnant. She was 13.
Advocating for Your Child’s Rights:
How Do You Say Learning Disability en Español?

Is it a learning disability or a language problem? If your child can't keep up with school, do you know where to turn to determine how to help him?
A Healthy Baby Begins with You
It was a health fair focused on stemming the tide and starting a new trend.
With attendees ranging from third trimesters to adults, the health fair officially kicked off the campaign to decrease the high rates of infant mortality in the African-American community.
Atlanta's Fight against Asthma
According to the American Lung Association, African Americans have highest asthma rates than any other racial or ethnic group. Studies suggest that Puerto Ricans may have higher asthma prevalence rates than non-Hispanic Whites and any other Hispanic subgroup.
Prevention through Leading, Sharing
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect and encourage individuals and communities to support children and families.
Proyecto Salud: Looking after the Uninsured
Do you know how your healthy self turns into an unhealthy mess? One missed check up at a time.
Montgomery Cares ... for the Uninsured
The cost of health care is rising, and the number of uninsured is going up with it.



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