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Day: February 28, 2011

Schools play a role in keeping kids’ mouths healthy

CHICAGO, IL – Two-thirds or 65 percent of parents are looking to schools to help reinforce the importance of oral health, saying it is extremely or very important for schools to teach children about taking care of their teeth, according to a new public opinion survey commissioned by Oral Health America.

“If we want our children to be in school, ready to learn, both parents and schools have a vested interest in working in partnership with dental care providers to teach good habits that will last a lifetime, and keep teeth and mouths healthy,” says Beth Truett, President and CEO, Oral Health…

8th annual “¡Hola! Arkansas Health & Safety Fair” to offer free health screenings, lunch and live music

LITTLE ROCK, AR — On Saturday, April 30, 2011, sponsors and exhibitors will be offering free information and free health screenings while celebrating “Cinco de Mayo” at the 8th Annual of the ¡Hola! Arkansas Health & Safety Fair ” at the College Station Clinic and City Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

“This year’s annual event will be a step up, like no other. We are expecting that hundreds of families will gather to learn what Arkansas has to offer in health, safety, disaster and emergency, ” said Maura Lozano-Yancy, president of ¡Hola! Arkansas.

The 8th…