Topics here will include issues that fall into the Prevention Division of the agency, which include – as the name implies – programs that help prevent disease in our state. You will find information about chronic diseases (cancer, heart health, breathing disorders) as well as tobacco use prevention. This area also includes education about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the Women, Infant and Children programs; both USDA programs that help provide nutrition to lower income residents.
Halloween could be scary for different reasons than you think because on average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than any other day of year! However, simple steps can be taken to ensure your children stay safe. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends making sure your children are seen. This can [...]