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Although community-wide, multilevel interventions are widely regarded as the most effective method for addressing complex health issues such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), there is a dearth of research about the implementation of interventions of this nature. The aim of this study was to determine the implementation of locally developed and evidence-based STI interventions across an urban community using the Institute of Medicine’s intervention spectrum as a framework, to highlight collaborations, and to identify barriers to the implementation of community-wide, multilevel interventions. 

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Objectives. We explored the effect of a culturally targeted calorie label intervention on food purchasing behavior of elementary school students. Method. We used a quasi-experimental design with two intervention schools and one control school to assess food purchases of third through fifth graders at standardized school food sales before and after the intervention (immediate and delayed) in schools.

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Purpose. Despite evidence that adolescents become addicted to nicotine even after limited use, adolescents believe they can experiment with or smoke cigarettes for a few years and easily quit. The goal of this study was to examine adolescents’ understanding of the definition and process of nicotine addiction using a mixed-methods approach.

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Background. Adolescence is a developmental period when dating behavior is first initiated and when the risk of abuse by or against a dating partner begins to emerge. It is also one in which experimentation with alcohol and illicit substances typically begins. The current study examined the association between recent alcohol use and recent marijuana use and the experience of physical and verbal teen dating violence (TDV) victimization while considering the potential influence of school contextual variables.Method.

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The timely emergence of the National Teacher Preparation Standards for Sexuality Education in the United States will transform preparation of future educators and provide guidance for professional development training of current sexuality educators. This article focuses on identifying factors that affect sexuality education by examining perceptions and experiences held by certified Rhode Island public school health educators.

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Child care offers an ideal setting to promote more healthful eating through nutrition education. However, many child care providers lack knowledge about nutrition and receive infrequent nutrition training. Although web-based training shows promise as a way to address this, most current trainings focus on information provision rather than direct skills training that promotes hands-on, experiential learning.

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Promoting physical activities that involve both parents and their children would be very useful to the improved health and well-being of families, yet coactivity interventions have been particularly unsuccessful in past research. The purpose of this study was to elicit the salient parental beliefs about coactivity framed through theory of planned behavior in order to inform future intervention content.

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Parent interventions for childhood obesity prevention have traditionally experienced low participation rates or used passive methods such as newsletters. In con- trast, the ¡Miranos! intervention home-based activities included parent-led face-to-face meetings delivered after school, take-home bags with educational materi- als, and scavenger hunt games to deliver health infor- mation to Head Start families regarding nutrition, physical activity, and healthy growth promotion for their preschooler.

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Children with chronic health needs who have the capacity for self-care have been shown to have higher academic performance and greater social inclusion. However, self-care is rarely practiced as a focal point of health services interventions outside of clinical settings. Furthermore, little is known about how self-care develops through family, health, and educational support networks as a whole and from the point of view of teachers.

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This exploratory study examines measures of one drop-in center’s efforts to improve health outcomes of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) youth by facilitating out-group secondary social ties. Hatch Youth, located in Houston, Texas, aims to increase self-esteem and decrease negative health outcomes by encouraging GLBT youth to be part of Houston’s greater GLBT community.

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