Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

In 2022, Nemours Children’s Health and Healthy Eating Research at Duke University presented the “Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood” webinar series. Through four webinars, this series explored 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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ECELC Increases ECE Healthy Practices in 10 States

ECELC Increases ECE Healthy Practices in 10 States

In July 2019, results of the Nemours Children’s Health System’s National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives (ECELC) project were published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The ECELC project, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), involved nearly 1,200 child care programs in 10 states. This collaborative is the largest of… Continue Reading ECELC Increases ECE Healthy Practices in 10 States

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Obesity Increases Asthma Risk in Children

Obesity Increases Asthma Risk in Children

Ten percent of pediatric asthma cases could be avoided if childhood obesity were eliminated, according to research led by Nemours Children’s Health System. The research, published in the November 2018 issue of Pediatrics (the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics), reported on the analysis of medical records of more than 500,000 children. The study… Continue Reading Obesity Increases Asthma Risk in Children

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