A new CDC report shows binge drinking is a problem for roughly one of every five girls in high school.
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January 08, 2013
August 18, 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).
February 22, 2012
The goal of a new government publication is to help schools enlist parents in promoting and sustaining health in their children.