Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Nemours Children’s Health and Healthy Eating Research at Duke University are pleased to announce a new webinar series, “Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood.”  Through four webinars, this series will explore how to leverage early care and education settings to achieve equitable health outcomes by highlighting opportunities and advances in: Policy Research… Continue Reading Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

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How to Improve Physical Activity for Children

How to Improve Physical Activity for Children

Physical activity is critical for healthy development in the young, but many children are being left behind. Physical Activity Research Center (PARC) investigators have examined physical activity across built environments, parks and recreation, schools, and rural areas—-all through an equity lens. Years of research tell us there are many influences on young people’s physical activity… Continue Reading How to Improve Physical Activity for Children

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Obesity Prevention Among Low-Income Preschoolers

Obesity Prevention Among Low-Income Preschoolers

Childhood obesity is a serious health problem and disproportionately affects children of lower income and racial/ethnic minorities. Contributing factors to childhood obesity include the neighborhood environment, social influences, economic factors, the home environment, parenting behaviors, and child behavioral and biological factors. Previous pediatric obesity prevention interventions have been less effective than expected, perhaps in part… Continue Reading Obesity Prevention Among Low-Income Preschoolers

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NARA Licensing Seminar | Sept 24-26

NARA Licensing Seminar | Sept 24-26

September 24-26, 2018 Williamsburg, Virginia Hear ideas from experts and researchers in the human care licensing field that lead to a better future for vulnerable populations. Listen to lectures and discussions on a broad range of regulatory topics important to all licensing disciplines and positions. Access networking opportunities, brainstorming activities, and discuss common challenges and… Continue Reading NARA Licensing Seminar | Sept 24-26

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