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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2016. 2015 annual report on the quality of care for children in Medicaid and CHIP. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 42 pp.

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244

Telephone: (877) 267-2323
Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000
Fax:
Website: http://cms.gov
Available from the website.

This report shows the progress made by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and states to systematically measure and report on the quality of care that children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) receive. Contents include information about state-specific findings on quality and access in Medicaid and CHIP and monitoring and improving care for children enrolled in managed care. Topics include primary care access and preventive care, management of acute and chronic conditions, childhood obesity, oral health care, prenatal and postpartum care, and adolescent well care.


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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. 2016. USDA food composition databases (rev.). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, multiple items, (Released September 2015; slightly revised May 2016. (JMB)).

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 302A 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

Telephone: (202) 720-3656
Fax: (202) 720-5427
Available from the website.

[in process] This website allows you to search the U.S. Department of Agriculture food composition databases including the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and the Branded Food Products Database. Users can search the database by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name to find the nutrient information for food items. Users can also generate lists of foods sorted by nutrient content. In addition, data from the Special Interest Databases will be shown along with the corresponding food items from the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.


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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health. 2015. Results from the School Health Policies and Practices Study 2014. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 165 pp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027

Telephone: (800) 232-4636
Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348
E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Website: http://www.cdc.gov
Available from the website.

This report provides school- and classroom-level data on each of the following 10 components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model: health education, physical education and physical activity, nutrition environment and services, health services, counseling, psychological and social services, healthy and safe school environment, physical environment, employee wellness, family engagement, and community involvement. Information about oral health education, screening and referral, and professional development are included.


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Delta Dental Foundation, Michigan Dental Association Foundation. 2015. From drool to school: Caring for your child's oral health from the drool years through the school years [upd.]. [Lansing, MI]: Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, 56 pp.

Delta Dental Foundation
4100 Okemos Road
Okemos, MI 48864

Telephone: (800) 524-0149
Website: http://www.deltadentalmi.com
Available from the website.

This booklet for parents provides information, tips, and resources on how care for their infant's or child's oral health from birth through the elementary school years. The booklet also includes information about how to find and pay for oral health care and activities that parents can do with their child to help them learn about the importance of good oral health together. The booklet is available in Arabic, English, and Spanish. A brochure and video are also available.. A brochure and video are also available.


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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health. 2014–. Tooth Talk: Videos. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health and North Carolina Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, multiple items.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health
170 Rosenau Hall, CB #5400 135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400

E-mail: sphcomm@listserv.unc.edu
Website: http://www.sph.unc.edu
Available from the website.

These videos for Head Start staff and other child care and early education professionals address oral health care for pregnant women, infants, and young children. Topics include the importance of early oral health care, fluoride varnish, healthy eating, toothbrushing, weaning from a bottle, and motivational interviewing. Many of the videos are appropriate for sharing with parents.


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Holt K, Barzel R. 2013. Oral health and learning: When children's oral health suffers, so does their ability to learn (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 4 pp.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
Available from the website.

This fact sheet presents information on the effects of poor oral health on learning in school-age children. Topics include the impact of poor oral health on school performance and social relationships, nutrition and learning, school attendance and learning, and programs for improving oral health. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. 2013. 2012 impact report: National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. Alexandria, VA: National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, 19 pp.

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22302

Telephone: (703) 837-4792
Fax: (703) 664-0485
E-mail: info@hmhb.org
Website: http://www.hmhb.org
Available from the website.

This report provides a retrospective look at the work of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) in 2012. Contents include program spotlights, donor recognition, a financial summary, and information about HMHB leadership. Topics include partnerships, premature infant health, perinatal nutrition, using technology and new media for maternal and child health, and oral health education.


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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 2010. Caring for your baby's teeth. Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2 pp.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South
Denver, CO 80246

Telephone: (303) 692-2000
Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689
E-mail: cdphe.information@state.co.us
Website: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe
Available from the website.

This brochure for parents and other caregivers provides information about the importance of primary teeth and how to prevent dental caries and promote oral health in infants and young children from birth to age 3. Topics include the importance of limiting soda and other sweets and how and when to clean infant gums, give healthy food and drinks, brush with fluoridated toothpaste, and visit an oral health professional (by age one). Information about coverage for oral health services is also included. The brochure is available in English, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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American School Health Association. 2007. School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006. Journal of School Health 77(8):383-587.

This special issue of the Journal of School Health features 11 articles that describe key school health policies and practices across eight program components. The articles provide a comprehensive description of the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study. Components include health education, physical education and physical activity, health services, mental health and social services, nutrition services and foods and beverages available at school, healthy and safe school environment, physical school environment, faculty and staff health promotion, and family and community involvement in schools. An overview of the study and a summary of the study methods are included.


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    Wallace HM, Green G, Jaros K, Morris J, eds. 2003. Health and welfare for families in the 21st century (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 586 pp.

    Jones and Bartlett Learning
    5 Wall Street
    Burlington, MA 01803

    Telephone: (800) 832-0034
    Secondary Telephone: (978) 443-5000
    Contact Phone: (978) 443-5000
    Fax: (978)443-8000
    E-mail: info@jblearning.com
    Website: http://www.jblearning.com
    $64.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-7637-1859-9.

    This book analyzes the effect of changes occurring in the social, educational, political, and economic aspects of family health care in the 21st century. The book is intended for leaders of public health, nursing, social work, nutrition, allied health, medicine, and health policy professionals in health or political professions. The five main sections of the book include foundations, social welfare, health expenditures and health insurance, health issues, and policy issues. Topics include issues of health and welfare needs for communities and families such as child health care, maternal and infant health, nutrition, homelessness, education, disability, and poverty measures, family health, social care with a focus on promoting advocacy and prevention, and models of delivering health and social care. A glossary and index conclude the book.

           

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