A study published by JAMA Pediatrics – a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association – found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods.
Le Bonheur President and CEO Meri Armour was was one of four recipients of the Girls Incorporated 26th Annual Celebration Luncheon Awards. Armour received the SMART award, which celebrates women who have achieved significant academic success in their chosen field and/or have assisted others in reaching their academic goals – women who have achieved their personal, educational and career goals and are economically independent.
Going to the playground with your children is always fun, but accidents can easily happen. Each year in the United States, emergency departments treat more than 200,000 children ages 14 and younger for playground-related injuries, according to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. Susan Helms, director of Injury Prevention and Safe Kids Mid-South, strongly urges parents to keep a watchful eye on their children on the playground.
Participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout the United States and Canada will help make miracles for hospitalized children during the eighth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day.