Nutrition and health education
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- Published: Friday, April 1, 2011
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Lyme Diseases Foundation, the chance of contracting Lyme disease (LD) in Missouri is rare. It’s also rare in Florida. But back in the summer of 2000, I beat ...
Publications Date: Sept. 1, 1997
Lice are small, flat, wingless insects grayish or brownish in color. Each of their legs is equipped with a claw designed exclusively for clasping hair. Human lice historically have been associated with social upheavals, substandard and crowded living ...
Publications Date: Oct. 2, 2014
Este boletín en español corresponde a la Lección 2 del Currículo Explorando Grupos de Alimentos, para Quinto Grado. Si la comida no se maneja de manera apropiada las bacterias pueden propagarse rápidamente. En este ...
Publications Date: Oct. 1, 2014
Este boletín les recuerda a los niños los peligros de no cepillarse los dientes y no usar el hilo dental. Incluye ideas para mantener los dientes limpios y evitar las caries.Los números de publicación para los ...
Publications Date: Oct. 1, 2013
This curriculum resource focuses on preconception health concerns. It includes resources for classroom use, a variety of learning activities, assessments, visual aids and e-learning tools.The first edition, titled An Ounce of Prevention: Addressing ...
Publications Date: May 1, 2008
Figure 1The World Health Organization has confirmed 382 human cases of H5N1 bird flu in 14 countries since 2003 (as of May 2008). Source: pandemicflu.gov Avian influenza, or bird flu, is an infectious respiratory disease that affects a variety ...