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School-Based Sealant Programs: An Innovative Approach to Improve Children’s Oral Health
This brief explores the impact of dental caries on children’s overall health and… Read more »
2018 Child Health Report Card
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Giving Birth in North Carolina Is Still a Risky Business
Click here to download the report. Safe pregnancies and healthy babies are inextricably… Read more »
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News & Updates
Avoiding toxic flame retardants? Ask lots of questions.
By Tom Vitaglione & Nwanne Agada While the wheels of federal rule-making slowly… Read more »
Preventative dental care limited for rural North Carolina children
By Sarah Vidrine, policy analyst While tooth decay is sometimes perceived as a… Read more »
North Carolina’s School Psychologist Shortage Leaves Many Students Without Mental Health Resources
By the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCSPA) Matthew was struggling to keep… Read more »
Three opportunities for NC legislators from the 2018 Child Health Report Card
By Whitney Tucker We’ve covered the good news and the failing grades in… Read more »