Medical Center Places Nurses in Schools, Leading to Better Lifestyle Choices and Academic Performance Among Students
Medical center–employed nurses work at elementary and middle schools, providing typical school nurse services, annual health screenings, and periodic classroom presentations, leading to improvements in the ability to identify health issues and in the lifestyle choices and academic performance of individual students.
Statewide Campaign Provides Education and Technical Support to City Officials, Leading to Policies That Promote Healthy Behaviors
A statewide campaign provides education and technical support to city officials throughout California, leading many cities to pass policies and resolutions that promote changes in the physical environment that help residents to adopt healthy behaviors.
Multidisciplinary, Clinic-Based Teams Support Obese Children in Changing Behaviors, Leading to Increased Physical Activity, Improved Diet, and Weight Loss
Multidisciplinary, clinic-based teams work with obese children and their families to implement a weight control self-management plan tailored to the child's needs, leading to lower or stabilized body mass index, reductions in screen time and intake of sweetened beverages, and increased physical activity and fruit/vegetable consumption.
Nurse-Led Weekly Educational Program for Children Focuses on Physical Activity and Food Choices, Leading to Healthier Behaviors, Lower Body Mass Index
A weekly, hospital-based community program led by nurses that educates children about healthy lifestyle choices related to nutrition and physical activity has led to reductions in body mass index and waist circumference and to increases in physical activity.
Multidisciplinary Program Combining Medical, Counseling, and Behavior Modification Services Helps Overweight Children and Adolescents Lose Weight, Reduce Body Mass Index
The Optimal Weight for Life program provides medical evaluation, nutritional counseling, and behavior modification services to overweight and obese children, leading to reductions in body mass index, weight, fat mass, and insulin resistance.
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Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation
This report provides recommendations, strategies, and action steps for implementation by policymakers and others to help combat and prevent obesity.
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care: Clinical Services
The tools and resources on this Web page are intended to support the provision of high-quality clinical services in school-based, school-linked, and mobile health centers.
Building Strong Bones: Calcium Information for Health Care Providers
This fact sheet can be used by health care providers to educate their patients about the importance of calcium consumption in children and teenagers.
Nemours Health & Prevention Services: 5-2-1-Almost None Online Resources
This Web page provides programs and materials for organizations and families to incorporate the 5-2-1-Almost None message.
Nemours Health & Prevention Services: Publications
This Web page from Nemours Health & Prevention Services offers free downloads of their published materials regarding overweight children, emotional health, and public health promotion.