The USDA’s New Food Pyramid can be accessed from http://www.mypyramid.gov
Click on the link to identify the nutrition choices that will help you maximize your personal health and nutrition.
The federal government’s nutrition guidelines to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and decrease the prevalence of overweight and obesity.
Learn about the latest research on Childhood Obesity, and link to the Discovery Health television program, Childhood Obesity: Combating the Epidemic.
A MS Powerpoint presentation produced by the Center for Disease Control
Asthma is the most common serious chronic disease of childhood, affecting nearly five million children in the United States. Asthma in children is the cause of almost three million physician visits and 200,000 hospitalizations each year.
California Department of Health Services, Childhood Asthma Initiative
The goals of the Childhood Asthma Initiative (CAI) are to decrease asthma morbidity and to improve the quality of life of children less than five years old with asthma and their families. These goals are to be accomplished by improving the delivery, quality, and coordination of preventive, educational, and medical care services directed toward childhood asthma.
An Adobe Acrobat file from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.