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Interactive Learning Program Integrated into Elementary School Curriculum Improves Student Knowledge and Behaviors Related to Nutrition and Physical Activity 7/30/2014
An interactive learning program integrates health-related topics into core academic subjects in elementary schools, leading to improvements in student knowledge and behaviors related to healthy eating and physical activity, and contributing to a leveling off in the prevalence of overweight/obesity.
Nurse-Led Program Increases Provision of Cessation Counseling to Inpatients Who Smoke 7/30/2014
With support from a unit-based nurse champion, stroke unit nurses encourage inpatient smokers to quit through bedside counseling, referral to an outpatient counseling program, and followup with the primary care provider.
Policy Online System Speeds Enrollment in Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program, Significantly Reduces Operating Costs, and Contributes to Decline in Number of Uninsured 7/30/2014
An online system provides real-time review and eligibility determination for applicants to Oklahoma’s Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, leading to much quicker enrollment, significant cost savings, and a decline in the number of uninsured.
Archived Sleep Education and Other Support Significantly Reduces Turnover Among First-Year Nurses 7/30/2014
A nurse retention program that incorporates sleep education and other support significantly reduced nurse turnover among first-year nurses.
Telephone-Based Mentoring From Demographically Similar Peers Improves Diabetes Control in African-American Veterans 7/30/2014
African-American veterans with diabetes who had their blood glucose under control mentored patients with a similar background who did not, leading to significant reductions in blood glucose levels.
QualityTools
Community Provider Toolkit: Serving Veterans Through Partnership. Mental Health and Wellness (Mini-Clinics) 7/2/2014
This Web site for clinicians features treatment tools to support the rehabilitation and recovery of military military veterans with mental health issues.
A Guide To Improving Children's Oral Health Care: Tools for the Head Start Community 6/18/2014
This guide for Early Head Start/Head Start (EHS/HS) staff provides information to coordinate and establish dental homes and improve oral health care for high-risk, low-income children.
Cancer Clusters: A Toolkit for Communicators 6/18/2014
This toolkit provides resources for public health communicators when dealing with reports of suspected cancer clusters in a residential or community setting.
Diabetes Education Toolkit 6/18/2014
This toolkit, for people with psychiatric disabilities and their physicians and caregivers, provides information to help them understand and manage their diabetes or prediabetic condition.
What Is an HIV/AIDS Clinical Trial? 6/18/2014
This fact sheet provides information about participating in an HIV/AIDS clinical trial.
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ARTICLES
Antimicrobial Resistance Still Poses a Public Health Threat 3/26/2014

Last updated: July 30, 2014.