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Use these tools from @HealthCareGov to help you choose a doctor, hospital, or nursing home:
Take care of yourself! Talk with your doctor or nurse about which #healthscreenings are right for you. #healthfinder
Your health depends on good communication! Get tips to help you communicate with your doctor from @AHRQNews:
You can make the most of your doctor visits. Find out how: #healthfinder
Share your thoughts on this #HealthNews: “Food expert suggests changes to lose weight — willpower not required”
Talk with your doctor or nurse about getting up to date on your shots (vaccines): #healthfinder
When you choose a doctor for yourself or a loved one, choose someone you can trust. Tips: #healthfinder
Check out this week’s health challenge & RT if you plan to take us up on it!
Are you ready to take charge of your #HealthCare? Follow us this week for tips to help you take an active role when it comes to your health.
Follow @healthychildren @KidsHealth @AmerAcadPeds @BabysFirstTest for more on newborn screening tests and keeping your baby healthy. #FF
Physical activity is safe for almost everyone, regardless of age. [PDF] #ActiveAgingWeek2014
We’d love to hear your thoughts on this: “Antibiotics Prescribed For Children Twice As Often As Needed” #HealthNews
Check out this helpful information about newborn and infant development from @medlineplus:
Protect your child from serious childhood diseases by making sure she gets all recommended shots (vaccines):
Do you have a newborn? You may be able to get your baby screened at no cost to you. More: #healthfinder
Are you an expecting parent? #NBSMonth is the perfect time to learn more about #newbornscreening
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Before well-baby visits, it’s a good idea to make a list of questions you want to ask the doctor. Some ideas:
Check out these frequently asked questions about #NewbornScreening from @BabysFirstTest: #NBSMonth
Regular #exercise makes you stronger and helps you avoid falls. [PDF] #ActiveAgingWeek2014
Learn about health problems that can be found early with #NewbornScreening tests: #NBSMonth #healthfinder
DYK? Babies need to go to the doctor for a checkup 6 times in their 1st year. Learn about these important visits:
Parents to be: Find out which #NewbornScreening tests are offered in your state:
If you are pregnant, talk with your doctor about #NewbornScreening BEFORE your baby is born. #NBSMonth #healthfinder
Check out this week’s health challenge & RT if you plan to join in! #NBSMonth
September is #NewbornScreening Awareness Month, and we are talking about screening tests & doctor visits for your baby. Join us! #NBSMonth
Follow @healthychildren @KidsHealth @TeenHealthGov @girlshealth for more information on talking to your kids about sex! #FF
Parents of teens! Use these great tools from @TeenHealthGov to guide your conversations about sex: #parenting
Check out @KidsHealth’s important resource on what parents need to know about #BirthControl: #parenting
We know it can be difficult, but it’s important to talk to your kids about STDs. Tips from @KidsHealth: #parenting
Practice active listening when you talk with your kids about sex. Learn how from @healthychildren: #parenting
Nervous to talk with your kids about sex? Try using examples from TV or music to start a conversation: #parenting
Help your teens build strong, respectful relationships — start by talking about healthy relationships. #parenting
Find out if your child's school has an evacuation plan & how you can get reunited after a disaster. #Prep4Kids
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Kids of different ages may react differently to a disaster. Respond at their level. #Prep4Kids
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If you haven't put together a disaster kit yet, this list is a great start. #Prep4Kids
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Make sure your family emergency kit & plan keep up with your child’s changing needs, from clothes to toys to favorite snacks. #Prep4Kids
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Try these communication tips from @healthychildren when talking to your kids about sex: #parenting
Got questions on keeping little ones safe in a disaster? Join the #Prep4Kids chat today @1pmET
Share your thoughts on this #HealthNews: “Contraception, abstinence push U.S. teen birthrates to historic lows”
When your kids ask you questions about sex, ask them what THEY think before you answer: #healthfinder #parenting
Youth 13-24 are especially at risk for #STDs. Help them make safer #sexualhealth choices!
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Find age-appropriate ways to talk to kids about bodies & sex with these Q&As from @KidsHealth: #parenting
Talking w/ your kids about sex may not be easy, but it’s important. Tips to help guide your conversations: #parenting
A7: Find Spanish-language health tips & tools, including info on services covered under health reform. #HHMSalud
HIV/AIDS among top causes of death for Latinos. We provide resources in Spanish for women and girls. #HHMSalud
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A5: Promotoras: Educational materials on #physicalactivity & #nutrition now available in Spanish: #HHMSalud
A4: miBuscador de salud helps families find out which important health services they may need this year. #HHMSalud