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This webinar, co-hosted by NIHCM Foundation and the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs with support from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, explored ways to connect women to dental coverage and care during pregnancy, including the impact of the ACA on dental insurance options; strategies to integrate dental screenings and referrals into prenatal care; and efforts to educate pregnant women on dental care.

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Read about important events, research, community investments and programs to improve public health in NIHCM's newsletter, Population Health Spotlight.

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This issue brief details a collaboration between Anthem Foundation and March of Dimes to scale up interventions proven to reduce premature birth rates, from group prenatal care and smoking cessation programs, to outreach aimed at reducing early elective deliveries. 

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Read about important events, research, community investments and programs to improve public health in NIHCM's newsletter, Population Health Spotlight.

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This webinar, co-hosted by NIHCM Foundation and the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs with support from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, explored ways to connect women to dental coverage and care during pregnancy, including the impact of the ACA on dental insurance options; strategies to integrate dental screenings and referrals into prenatal care; and efforts to educate pregnant women on dental care.

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This fact sheet details how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and a powerful coalition of stakeholders launched a series of school-based obesity prevention programs designed to help schools with different sets of needs and resources.

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One in five American kids lives below the federal poverty line—a start that leads to health disparities and life-long achievement gaps. Services like home visits for new mothers have been proven to mitigate the impact of poverty on young kids, and a new model is shaking up the way these services are financed.

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This Health Matters webinar, hosted by USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism with support from NIHCM Foundation, provided context for chronicling the threat posed by lead in communities nationwide, identifed potential policy solutions, and highlighted leaders who are ahead of the curve on minimizing exposure.

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Nearly 300,000 babies were born to teen mothers in 2013, with substantial immediate and long-term health, social and economic costs associated with each pregnancy.

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