School districts in Ohio and Texas have closed some schools after learning that students or staff were on a commercial flight with a nurse who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
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October 15, 2014
September 15, 2014
Infants, other children, and teenagers are generally not receiving all the preventive care that is recommended for them, according to the federal health agency.
July 10, 2014
The new model, supported by the CDC, builds on the traditional coordinated school health approach.
June 12, 2014
Biennial CDC report tracks health risk behaviors among young people, drawing upon survey results from 42 states and 21 large urban school districts.
January 08, 2013
A new CDC report shows binge drinking is a problem for roughly one of every five girls in high school.
August 21, 2012
"Compared to more affluent children, Wen says, kids on Medicaid may be less likely to live in neighborhoods where they can play and exercise safely outdoors, and their caretakers are less likely to have access to supermarkets selling fresh, healthy foods" (CNN). About ten years ago I began teaching...
May 17, 2012
New study from the CDC links higher education to healthier lifestyles and longevity.
April 10, 2012
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics has released a data brief highlighting trends in teenage birth rates. Using data from the 2010 Census and birth data, the researchers determined more-accurate birthrates for the 2001-2010 (rates calculated before had used the 2000 Census as a baseline).
March 13, 2012
The goal of a new government publication is to help schools enlist parents in promoting and sustaining health in their children.