Bright Futures Guidelines are the standards of care developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics for doctors to use in promoting health and preventing disease. Comments from the public are now being sought through July 29 on this 4th edition of the guidelines. Your input is important to keep families at the center of children's health care.
USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) announces the translation from English into 18 additional languages of the popular guide ChooseMyPlate 10 Tips and the MyPlate icon. The Office of Minority Health and CNPP co-branded the translated tip sheet and are working together to promote them to ensure that individuals, nutrition and health professionals, and other community leaders have access to these helpful resources.
Children aged 8-12 are invited to join a parent or guardian in creating an original MyPlate-inspired recipe that is healthy, tasty, and affordable. Deadline is April 30, 2015.
Please join with us in raising public awareness about health and health care disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity.