Abstract Despite high rates of housing-cost burden in the United States, little is known regarding its impact on childhood obesity. In this article, we determine whether low-income 2–5-year-olds living in […]
Abstract Childhood lead poisoning continues to be a persistent environmental pediatric health problem in New Hampshire (NH). In 2015, 660 (4.9%) children younger than 6 years had blood lead levels of […]
Abstract Introduction: Obesity is a major health concern in every US age group. Approximately one in 4 children in Arizona’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children is […]
Abstract Objective: To explore how Brazilian-born immigrant mothers living in the USA obtain information about physical activity (PA) and screen time (ST) behaviours for their preschool-aged children. Research design Focus […]
Loudoun County created this toolkit to highlight their local work on water consumption in preschool and elementary school classrooms as part of the CPHMC project. The “It’s Water Time!” water […]
Wichita County created this non-pharmaceutical prescription pad as part of their local work on chronic disease prevention during the CPHMC project. This pad incorporates the 5 + 2 + 1 […]
The review demonstrated an improved dietary intake and an increase in the availability of healthier foods and beverages in authorized WIC stores. The revised food package was also associated with improved dietary intake of WIC participants. Mixed results were demonstrated in regard to improved breastfeeding outcomes.
Substitution of flavored milk has the potential to reduce energy and total and saturated fat intake with no impact on diet costs or micronutrient density.
In an evaluation of the Arizona Empower Program, participating facilities, majority completed partial implementation with most sites conducting staff training and only 44% reporting full implementation of a breastfeeding friendly environment.
Family sense of coherence was significantly associated with practicing healthy child behaviors. We did not find a statistically significant association between family sense of coherence and limiting unhealthy child behaviors or child BMI z-scores in fully adjusted models.