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Child Health

Pediatrics Supplement

American Academy of Pediatrics

This supplement issue contains articles addressing the complex relationship between development and underage drinking.

Nutrition in Children and Adolescents Knowledge Path

Georgetown University

This is an electronic guide to recent resources that analyze data, describe public-awareness campaigns and other health-promotion programs, and report on research aimed at identifying promising str

Reducing Maternal Depression and Its Impact on Young Children: Toward a Responsive Early Childhood Policy Framework

National Center for Children in Poverty

This report provides an overview of why it is important to address maternal depression as a central part of the effort to ensure that all young children enter school ready to succeed.

A CDC Review of School Laws and Policies Concerning Child and Adolescent Health

American School Health Association

This review describes the breadth of health-related laws and policies under which schools operate.

Recess Rules: Why the Undervalued Playtime May Be America's Best Investment for Healthy Kids and Healthy Schools

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This report analyzes several sources of data to identify where opportunities for increasing children's physical activity exist and to understand the factors that contribute to or impair efforts to

Science-Based Framework for Early Childhood Policy: Using Evidence to Improve Outcomes in Learning, Behavior, and Health for Vulnerable Children

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

This report provides a framework to guide policymakers toward science-based policies that improve outcomes in learning, behavior, and health for vulnerable children.

Knowledge Path: Mental Problems and Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Georgetown University

This collection of resources addresses children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges.

Office of Minority Health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) works to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that eliminate health d

Reducing Disparities Beginning in Early Childhood

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

This fact sheet highlights national patterns of health and mental health disparities in early childhood, and provides recommendations for reducing these disparities.

Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, National Women's Health Information Center

This Web site is targeted toward adolescent girls, and provides comprehensive information on issues including relationships, bullying, physical and mental health, nutrition, fitness, safety, and su