A study of 10,433 California babies born with a very low birth weight in 2010-11 found that many were not referred to a free statewide program that provides follow-up care.
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January 27, 2015
January 22, 2015
A rash of measles cases linked to Disneyland have caused many to take another look at exemptions from mandatory vaccination policies.
January 07, 2015
Teens overestimate how often their peers participate in risky sexual and drug-related behaviors, and those misperceptions may cause them to adjust their own behaviors, a study found.
January 06, 2015
Some schools are making special efforts to address prescription drugs in their drug abuse prevention programs, in part because of concern that abuse of painkillers can lead to heroin use.
January 02, 2015
A bill filed by a Missouri legislator would require that state's department of social services to create incentives to encourage health clinics to locate in high-poverty schools.
December 31, 2014
Rules for Engagement's most popular posts of 2014 covered school lunches, violence, discipline, civil rights, health, and a whole-child approach to education.
December 18, 2014
The so-called "free care rule" does not apply to health services provided in schools, the federal agency that administers Medicaid said. That means schools can bill Medicaid for more services they provide to low-income students.
December 09, 2014
The research connected birth and school records to 1.6 million children born in Florida over a 10-year timespan.
November 26, 2014
Parents as Teachers, an organization that provides support to families, has worked to maintain a routine as the St. Louis-area suburbs struggle with racial unrest.
November 24, 2014
The research also showed that teens with disabilities are more likely to be obese than their typically developing peers.