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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. 1993. Infant nutrition and feeding: A reference handbook for nutrition and health counselors in the WIC and CSF programs. [Alexandria, VA]: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, 190 pp.

U.S. Food and Nutrition Service
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302

Website: http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns
Available at no charge to WIC and CSF staff. Document Number: FNS-288.

This manual is designed for staff members who provide nutrition education and counseling for parents and guardians of full-term, at-risk infants who participate in the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) or the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). It includes basic information on the nutritional needs of infants, the development of feeding skills, breastfeeding, formula feeding, the introduction of solid foods, infant feeding practices, food selection, sanitary food preparation and storage, oral health, vegetarian nutrition, and some common gastrointestinal problems. Teaching aids include a summary of key points, several appendices, and a bibliography.

    Keywords: Infants, Infant nutrition, Oral health, Gastrointestinal diseases, High risk infants, Educational programs, Nutrition counseling, Parents, Training materials, WIC Program, Federal programs

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    McCall M, Ayala V. 1995. [Special issue on oral health]. ASTHO School Health Report 2(4):1-8.

    Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
    2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450
    Arlington, VA 22202

    Telephone: (202) 371-9090
    Fax: (571) 527-3189
    Website: http://www.astho.org
    Single photocopies available at no charge.

    This issue of the ASTHO School Health Report describes oral health education and prevention programs at local, state, and national levels. Articles include reviews of school-based dental sealant programs, the provision of oral health services in school clinics, the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of fluoridation in drinking water, and a review of the Illinois oral health prevention program. A list of state health agency dental program directors is included.

      Keywords: Oral health, Fluorides, School health programs, School health services, School based clinics, Dental sealants, Tobacco, Smokeless tobacco, Flossing, Nutrition programs, Health education, Disease prevention

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      New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. 1998. Partners in prevention: Infant oral health manual for health professionals. [New York, NY]: New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 38 pp, 5 pamphlets, directory (90 pp).

      New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
      345 E. 24th St.
      New York, NY 10010

      Telephone: (212) 998-9800
      Fax: (2120 995-4242
      E-mail: lr3@nyu.edu
      Website: http://dental.nyu.edu/faculty/pediatric-dentistry.html
      Contact for cost information.

      This manual for health professionals educates pregnant women and new mothers about promoting oral health and preventing oral disease in their infants and young children. Topics include prenatal care, pregnancy, and oral health; tooth formation; acquisition of oral flora; initial oral evaluations; benefits of fluoride and understanding dental caries in the context of diet and nutrition; nutritive and nonnutritive sucking; oral hygiene; dental/orofacial trauma; simple rules for good oral health; a summary of anticipatory guidance; oral pathology of the infant and toddler; and oral manifestations of systemic disease. The manual comes with a list of relevant Web sites and a packet of oral health education pamphlets.

        Keywords: Manuals, Infants, Children, Oral health, Prevention programs, Patient education, Tooth diseases, Prenatal care, Pregnancy, Dental hygiene, Physical examinations, Fluorides, Dental caries, Child nutrition, Infant nutrition, Sucking, Pathology, Pamphlets, Directories, Curricula

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        Wallace RB, ed. 1998. Maxcy-Rasenau-Last public health and preventive medicine (14th ed.). Stamford, CT: Appleton and Lange, 1291 pp.

        Appleton and Lange
        Four Stamford Plaza, P. O. Box 120041
        Stamford, CT 06912-0041

        E-mail: customerservice@mcgraw-hill.com
        Website: http://www.appletonlange.com
        $132.00. Document Number: ISBN 0838561853.

        This textbook begins with a section about public health methods, with individual chapters on topics such as preventive medicine, epidemiology, ethics, and population. Section II deals with communicable diseases including disease control in general, vaccinations, sexually transmitted diseases, and disease vectors of many kinds. Section III discusses environmental health including occupational health. Section IV deals with behavioral factors affecting health and has chapters dealing with substance abuse, community intervention programs, and health behavior. Chronic illnesses and disabilities are discussed in Section V which has chapters on common diseases as well as chapters on screening, genetic disorders, nutrition, and dental health. Section VI examines health care planning, organization, and evaluation, and Section VII covers injuries and violence.

          Keywords: Textbooks, Public health, Preventive medicine, Communicable diseases, Environmental health, Health behavior, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Health planning, Injury prevention, Violence, Disease transmission, Immunization, Epidemiology, Ethics, Sexually transmitted diseases, Occupational safety and health, Substance abuse, Community programs, Genetic disorders, Screening, Nutrition, Oral health, Program evaluation

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          U.S. Administration for Children and Families. 1999. Head Start and Partners Oral Health Forum. Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, 24 items.

          National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
          Georgetown University Box 571272
          Washington, DC 20057-1272

          Telephone: (202) 784-9771
          Fax: (202) 784-9777
          E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
          Website: http://www.mchoralhealth.org
          Available for loan.

          This information package was given to attendees at the Head Start and Partners Oral Health Forum, held on September 16 and 17, 1999, in Pentagon City, Virginia. The package is divided into five sections. The introductory material includes the forum schedule, a list of participants, and general information about the hotel and surrounding areas. The sections about nutrition, prevention, and access have sheets with recommendations, questions for the breakout sessions, and copies of papers by the speakers. The section about the partners contains fact sheets about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Head Start Program, Child Care Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, and Health Care Financing Administration; and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

            Keywords: Oral health, Young Children, Conferences, Nutrition, Prevention programs, Access to health care, Head Start, Child health, Pregnant women

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            Wallace HM, Green G, Jaros K, Morris J, eds. 2003. Health and welfare for families in the 21st century (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 586 pp.

            Jones and Bartlett Learning
            5 Wall Street
            Burlington, MA 01803

            Telephone: (800) 832-0034
            Secondary Telephone: (978) 443-5000
            Contact Phone: (978) 443-5000
            Fax: (978)443-8000
            E-mail: info@jblearning.com
            Website: http://www.jblearning.com
            $64.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-7637-1859-9.

            This book analyzes the effect of changes occurring in the social, educational, political, and economic aspects of family health care in the 21st century. The book is intended for leaders of public health, nursing, social work, nutrition, allied health, medicine, and health policy professionals in health or political professions. The five main sections of the book include foundations, social welfare, health expenditures and health insurance, health issues, and policy issues. Topics include issues of health and welfare needs for communities and families such as child health care, maternal and infant health, nutrition, homelessness, education, disability, and poverty measures, family health, social care with a focus on promoting advocacy and prevention, and models of delivering health and social care. A glossary and index conclude the book.

              Keywords: Families, Health, Hygiene, Health services, Maternal health, Infant health, Nutrition, Homelessness, Education, Disabilities, Poverty, Social services, Prevention programs, Advocacy, Model programs, Oral health, Health care financing, Leadership, Family health

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              Gamm L, Hutchison L, Dabney B, Dorsey A, eds. 2003. Rural Healthy People 2010: A companion document to Healthy People 2010—Volume 1. College Station, TX: Southwest Rural Health Research Center, 252 pp.

              Southwest Rural Health Research Center
              Texas A&M Health Science Center TAMU Mailstop 1266
              College Statoin, TX 77840

              Telephone: (979) 862-4238
              Fax: (979) 458-0656
              Website: http://sph.tamhsc.edu/srhrc/index.html
              Available from the website.

              This volume contains brief overviews of the top rural health concerns and objectives associated with Healthy People 2010 focus areas, references to key literature about these concerns, and descriptions of models for practice that rural communities can draw upon to achieve key Healthy People 2010 objectives. Health topics include: (1) access to quality health services, (2) cancer, (3) diabetes, (4) heart disease and stroke, (5) maternal, infant, and child health, (6) mental health and mental disorders, (7) nutrition and overweight concerns, (8) the state of oral health, (9) substance abuse trends, and (10) tobacco use. For each health concern, an overview and various models for practice and contact information are presented.

              Keywords: Rural health, Healthy People 2010, Access to health care, Cancer, Diabetes mellitus, Heart diseases, Strokes, MCH services, Mental health, Nutrition, Obesity, Oral health, Substance abuse, Tobacco use, Health care delivery, Program descriptions, Community programs, Parents, Families, Pregnant women

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              Petersen PE. 2003. The world oral health report, 2003: Continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century—The approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 38 pp.

              World Health Organization
              20, Avenue Appia
              Geneva, Switzerland

              Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11
              Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111
              E-mail: info@who.int
              Website: http://www.who.int/en
              Available from the website.

              This report outlines the oral health situation at the global level and the strategies and approaches for better oral health in the 21st century. Report sections include a review of the policy basis for the World Health Organization Oral Health Programme; the policy framework, strategies, and approaches in oral disease prevention and health promotion; and priority action areas for global oral health. Topics include why oral health is important to general health and quality of life; oral disease burdens and common risk factors; oral health and fluorides; diet, nutrition, and oral health; tobacco and oral health; improving oral health for the young and the elderly; HIV/AIDS and oral health; oral health information systems; evidence for oral health policy and formulation of goals; and research for oral health. Statistical information is provided in figures and tables throughout the report. Conclusions are also provided.

              Keywords: Oral health, International health, International programs, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Dental education, Fluorides, Nutrition, Tobacco, HIV, AIDS, Health policy, Research, Statistics, Children

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              Kotch JB, ed. 2005. Maternal and child health: Programs, problems, and policy in public health (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 704 pp.

              American Public Health Association
              800 I Street, N.W.
              Washington, DC 20001-3710

              Telephone: (202) 777-2742
              Secondary Telephone:
              Fax: (202) 777-2534
              E-mail: comments@apha.org
              Website: http://www.apha.org
              $62.95 for APHA members, $69.95 for non-members; plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-7637-3471-4.

              This book aims to educate masters students in the core material that is necessary for entering the field of maternal and child health (MCH). The first two chapters cover children's rights, justice, advocacy, and MCH history as an overview to the ethical and philosophical underpinnings for MCH. The chapter on families provides background to the changing social context affecting the health and development of all children. The next five chapters follow the developmental cycle, beginning with family planning and proceeding through maternal and infant health, preschool, school age, and adolescent health. The next chapters include health disparities, women's health, children with special needs, nutrition, and international MCH. Additional topics include a review of public health skills in research, planning, evaluation, advocacy, and program monitoring and performance appraisal.

                Keywords: Maternal health, Infant health, Child health, Adolescent health, Child development, Family planning, School age children, Women's health, Children with special health care needs, Nutrition, MCH services, MCH research, MCH programs, Public policy

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                2007. School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006. Journal of School Health 77(8):383-587.

                American School Health Association
                1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500
                McLean, VA 22102

                Telephone: (703) 506-7675
                Fax: (703) 503-3266
                E-mail: info@ashaweb.org
                Website: http://www.ashaweb.org
                Available from the website.

                This special issue of the Journal of School Health features 11 articles that describe key school health policies and practices across eight program components. The articles provide a comprehensive description of the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study. Components include health education, physical education and physical activity, health services, mental health and social services, nutrition services and foods and beverages available at school, healthy and safe school environment, physical school environment, faculty and staff health promotion, and family and community involvement in schools. An overview of the study and a summary of the study methods are included.

                Keywords: Research, School health education, School health programs, School health services, Health policy, Physical education, Physical activity, Mental health, Social services, Nutrition, Safety, Environmental influences, Health promotion, Family school relations, Community role, Oral health, children, Families


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