Health Factors

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Let’s Move Child Care Celebrates Third Anniversary!

Let’s Move! Child Care is a voluntary initiative to empower early care and education to instill healthy choices from the start.

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You Can Stop the Bullying of LGBT Youth

Parents, schools, and communities can play an important role in creating environments where all youth can feel physically and emotionally safe.

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Implementing Health Profession Training Programs in Tribal Communities

Two recent publications highlight early implementation and outcomes of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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Do You Live in a Food Desert?

Food deserts often overlap with low-income and racial/ethnic minority neighborhoods, putting this segment of the population at higher risk for adverse health outcomes,

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A mother feeding her infant.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Must Start Early

Quality early care and education programs can positively affect later health outcomes.

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Photo of Jacob from Arkansas, with a quote saying how his family is saving $120 each month on much better insurance that includes dental.

Jacob's Story: Cheaper Coverage for the Whole Family

The Affordable Care Act is helping a family in Arkansas access health care coverage on one plan at a much lower rate.

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Million Hearts: A national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years.

Protect One, Protect All

An interview with Dr. Janet Wright, Executive Director of the Million Hearts Campaign

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A physician consults with a patient in front of a display of xrays.

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Screenings and the ACA

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in men and women in the United States combined.

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