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Millions of infants, children, and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a recent CDC report .1 In addition, there are large disparities by demographics, geography, and healthcare coverage and access in the provision of these services. Increased use of preventive services could improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents and promote healthy lifestyles that will enable them to achieve their full potential.

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"Millions of infants, children and adolescents are not getting key clinical preventive services each year according to a new CDC study. Are your children receiving the preventive care they need? Are your patients? Learn more about which services your child needs and take action. Improved delivery and increased use of clinical preventive services can reduce childhood illnesses, injuries, or disabilities to help enable all children to reach their full potential."

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References

  1. Use of Selected Clinical Preventive Services to Improve the Health of Infants, Children, and Adolescents — United States, 1999–2011
    http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/other/su6302.pdf
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