Reducing Youth Health Disparities

Reducing Youth Health Disparities Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Youth, especially among racial and ethnic minorities, experience higher rates of diseases, injuries, and violence than Whites and fewer opportunities to achieve optimal health.  Youth health risk factors include poor dietary choices, low levels of physical activity, lack of dental care, and substance abuse. 

The featured Innovations describe three different programs that addressed health disparities among youth.

The featured QualityTools provide best practices, tools, and information that can help reduce health disparities among youth.

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