"Did You Know?" is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
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April 29, 2011
- This week CDC released the first Children's Food Environment State Indicator Report.
- Communities, child care facilities and schools all have roles to play to improve children's food choices and influences.
- CDC provides strategies and solutions to promote healthy eating and fight childhood obesity.
April 22, 2011
- National Infant Immunization Week, April 23 – 30, celebrates the success of childhood vaccinations and promotes on time infant immunization.
- Routine childhood immunizations save 42,000 lives, prevent 20 million cases of disease, and save $13.6 billion in medical costs for each U.S. birth cohort.
- Education materials are available to help health care professionals talk with parents about immunizations.
April 15, 2011
April 8, 2011
- More than 400,000 teenagers aged 15 to 19 years give birth each year in the United States.
- CDC supports innovative domestic research to prevent unintended teen pregnancy.
- CDC also addresses disparities in teen pregnancy and birth rates as part of the President's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative.
April 1, 2011
- Injuries are the leading cause of death for people ages 1-44 in the United States; National Public Health Week highlighted the fact that "Safety is No Accident."
- You can estimate the economic burden of injury in your state or region.
- Violence can be prevented; learn how with CDC's free, online Principles of Prevention training.
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- Page last updated: November 9, 2015
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