Resources to Address Oral Health Disparities

Oral health is essential to overall general health and well-being, but there is also a growing recognition that many challenges identified 20 years ago have not been adequately addressed. Dental caries (tooth decay) is the single most common chronic childhood disease. There are striking disparities in oral diseases among various disadvantaged and underserved population subgroups. […]

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National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Standards / Training

The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (the  National CLAS Standards) are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities by providing a blueprint for individuals and health and health care organizations to implement culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Adoption of these Standards […]

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USDA: 10 Tips Fact Sheet Series from Choose My Plate

The Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format. These are perfect for posting on a refrigerator. These tips and ideas are a starting point. You will find a wealth of suggestions here that can help you get started toward a healthy diet. Choose […]

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Speak Up – Self-care Advocacy Campaign from The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission’s award winning Speak Up™ program urges patients to take an active role in preventing health care errors by becoming involved and informed participants on their health care team. First launched as a print campaign in March 2002 with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (Materials are available in Spanish) Joint Commission

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