Health Factors

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A Portrait of 2-Year-Olds in Early Head Start, Their Families and the Programs Serving Them

New Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey report shares findings on the children and families enrolled and program services.

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Early Childhood and HUD Working Together to End Family Homelessness

Government data shows that 50 percent of all homeless children are 5 years or younger. 

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How Grantees of Ex-Prisoner Reentry Project Work with Fathers to Strengthen Families

Grantees working with ex-prisoners provide insights as to how to deliver services to these men.

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President’s 2016 Budget Would Boost Work to End Family Violence, Youth Homelessness and Teen Pregnancy

Here’s a snapshot of what the President has proposed and what the new dollars would accomplish.

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What Works to Reduce Teen Pregnancy?

Evaluating Personal Responsibility Education Programs in Iowa, Kentucky, New York and Texas.

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Immunizing Your Child is Safe and Responsible

The United States currently has the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history.

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Chad’s #GetCovered Story: Insuring Fitness and Confidence

February 15 is the deadline to enroll in a plan for 2015.

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Expanding Access to High Quality Child Care for Low-Income Families

A safe, nurturing environment that enriches children’s development is critical to working families and is one of the best investments we can make.

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Healthy Fathers, Healthy Families: Improving Father and Child Health and the Affordable Care Act

On Jan. 24, Fatherhood Buzz barbershops will host fathers and families for a day of activities to promote healthy lifestyles and behaviors.

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Nation Sees Reduction in Child Abuse and Neglect in Annual Child Welfare Report

More must be done to prevent abuse to avoid long-lasting health effects.

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