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Helping Preschool Teachers and Child Care Providers Keep Children Active throughout the Day


05/30/2018 08:00 AM EDT

To address disparities in its obesity rates, the California Department of Public Health created the Early Care and Education Physical Activity Toolkit for Preschool-Aged Children. The toolkit provides practical tools for integrating physical activity throughout the day for young children ages 3 to 5 years old.

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These emails include updates on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americansand other physical activity topics.

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Collaborating to Improve Oral Health in Oklahoma

Healthy People Updates

05/31/2018 11:53 AM EDT

From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs).

Tooth decay (also known as caries or cavities) is one of the most common chronic health conditions affecting children in the United States. American Indian and Alaska Native children have especially high rates of tooth decay; the rate for American Indian and Alaska Native children ages 3 to 5 is 43% — more than 4 times the rate for white children….

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