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NICHQ News Banner for December 2016

We've collected some of our best stories and resources from 2016 to celebrate the end of an amazing year. Please enjoy these innovations and achievements, as well as a special gift for you.
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Inspirational Stories
The Value of Breastfeeding
In a Vulnerable Community

A hospital on the border of Texas and Mexico is working to increase exclusive breastfeeding rates among patients. This improvement could help address healthcare concerns like obesity and diabetes for local families.
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Hispanic Mother Nursing an Infant

Wyoming Medicaid Educates
Prenatal Moms with New App

Engaging pregnant women about how to maintain the health of themselves and their children has always been a challenge for Medicaid agencies. But in Wyoming, there's an app for that.
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Pregnant Black Woman With Smartphone

Empowering Parents to
Find Systems of Care

TaLana Hughes, MPH, Executive Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois, shares her journey and her motivation for becoming an advocate for parents and patients with sickle cell disease.
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TaLana Hughes

Why the Health Equity
Divide Must Be Closed Now

The United States is struggling to offer the same levels of quality care to all of its citizens. NICHQ's Director of Marketing and Communications Cindy Hutter, details why this has to change now, not later.

Children Running In Open Field

Wisconsin Teenagers Train
Providers on Patient Communication

The Wisconsin Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) program isn’t focused on teaching teens about their health – it has teenaged educators helping doctors understand how to effectively communicate with kids.
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Teenager Talking With Doctor


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