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Group-Based, Culturally Sensitive Weight-Loss Program for Families Leads to Improvements in Children's Health-Related Behaviors and Declines in Body Mass Index 8/13/2014
The Promoting Health in Teens and Kids weight management program offers culturally sensitive group education intervention for obese children and their parents that addresses behavioral changes related to physical activity and nutrition, along with families' economic challenges that might make weight management difficult for children.
Hospital-Based Pediatric Clinic Increases Access to Dental Care and Improves Oral Health for Low-Income Children and Children With Disabilities 8/13/2014
A hospital-based outpatient pediatric dental clinic improves access to dental care and oral health for low-income children and children with disabilities.
Retail Walk-In Clinics Provide Easy Access to Low-Cost Primary Care Services 8/13/2014
MinuteClinic operates walk-in, low-cost primary care clinics located within retail stores.
Tools, Education, and Technical Assistance Help Primary Care Providers Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Youth 8/13/2014
A statewide collaborative initiative targeting six key sectors promotes policy and practice changes in primary care, leading to increased support by providers in helping youth adopt healthier behaviors.
Technology-Facilitated Education and Consultations With Lactation Specialists Triple Breastfeeding Rates Among Low-Income Minority Women in Primary Care Clinics 8/13/2014
Obstetrics/gynecology clinics offered electronic medical record–facilitated education, counseling, and support from a lactation consultant to low-income minority women, leading to a threefold increase in breastfeeding rates.
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Implementing High Quality Telephone Care in Pediatric Practice 2/12/2014
This presentation provides pediatricians and their staff with information about the use of telephone care in pediatric practice, citing examples for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma.
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - Fact Sheet for Parents 2/12/2014
This consumer fact sheet presents information on the symptoms of pertussis, as well as the benefits and risks of vaccination.
Bright Futures Materials 10/9/2013
Bright Futures materials are designed to be useful to a wide range of audiences from health care professionals and those who provide health care for children, to parents and others in the community who participate in youth-oriented activities such as coaches, educators, and child care workers.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Resources on Meaningful Use 5/15/2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics developed these resources to guide pediatricians and their practices in achieving "meaningful use."
Caring for Children with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder): A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians 5/15/2013
This toolkit is designed to assist clinicians in providing quality care for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It can provide the basis for a coordinated, integrated, and multidisciplinary system of care.

Last updated: August 13, 2014.