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Minnesota Department of Health, Section of Maternal and Child Health, Section of Industrial Health. n.d.. Suggested policies for pregnant women. Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Section of Industrial Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This pamphlet lists suggested policies for employment of pregnant women. The first section discusses a medical statement upon diagnosis of pregnancy. The second section discusses continued employment. The third section discusses leaves of absence.

Keywords: Employment, Minnesota, Parental leave, Pregnant women

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Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center. n.d.. SIDS and the child care provider. Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides guidelines to help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in child care settings. It provides an overview of SIDS; a description of safe sleep practices for infants; and the rules that apply in the state of Minnesota when a death occurs in a child care setting. The brochure also describes sources of support and services that are available to providers who have lost an infant due to SIDS.

Contact: Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, 2525 Chicago Avenue South; MS-50-2165, Minneapolis, MN 55404, Telephone: (612) 813-6285 Secondary Telephone: (800) 72-3812 Fax: (612) 813-7344 Web Site: http://www.childrensmn.org/patientfamily/family-services-a-resources/sid-center/the-minnesota-sudden-infant-death-center Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care, Child care workers, Infants, Minnesota, Prevention, SIDS, Safety, State legislation

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Hellerstedt WL. 2014. Reproductive and sexual health: Public health approaches. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, 24 pp. (Healthy Generations Winter/Spring 2014)

Annotation: This volume of Healthy Generations profiles public health programs and professionals who provide reproductive health services to adolescents and adults, women and men. Topics include state-level efforts to address chlamydia and promote preconception health in Minnesota, to integrate mental health services into family planning clinics in North Dakota, and to assess performance measures for contraceptive use in Iowa. Additional topics include incarceration and parenthood and long-acting reversible contraception and fertility. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, West Bank Office Building, 1300 S. Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1015, Telephone: (612) 624-1818 Fax: (612) 624-0315 Web Site: http://sph.umn.edu/epi Available from the website.

Keywords: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Reproductive health, Sexual health, State programs

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Minnesota Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2013. Minnesota oral health plan: Advancing optimal oral health for all Minnesotans, 2013-2018. St, Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 48 pp. (exec summ. 10 pp.)

Annotation: This report describes the oral health plan for 2013–2018 for the state of Minnesota. It discusses the importance of oral health for overall health and identifies both barriers to and solutions for improving oral health. Contents include a review of the burden of oral disease in children, adolescents, adults, and older adults, including oral congenital abnormalities, cancer, and other diseases and conditions. Also included are discussions of financing; the state infrastructure; and priority areas including prevention and education, health care integration and access to oral health care, and surveillance.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975, Telephone: (651) 201-5000 Secondary Telephone: (888) 345-0823 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Health care financing, Minnesota, Needs assessment, Oral health, Population surveillance, State initiatives, Strategic plans

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Minnesota Department of Health. 2013. Infant mortality in Minnesota: A summary of statistics, activities, and past work group recommendations-Region V Infant Mortality Summit. [St. Paul, MN]: Minnesota Department of Health, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a summit in March 2013 to address the infant mortality problem in Minnesota, particularly racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality, and to lay a foundation for the development of a comprehensive plan by the Minnesota Department of Health and its partners to further reduce infant mortality. Section 1 provides an overview of infant mortality in Minnesota by putting into context the significant racial and ethnic infant mortality disparities that exist in the state. Sections 2 and 3 highlight infant mortality rates by selected infant and maternal characteristics. Section 4 addresses selected maternal behaviors linked to infant mortality such as smoking and alcohol consumption.

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 18-05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Secondary Telephone: (800) 311-BABY (311-2229) Web Site: http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the web site.

Keywords: Alcohol use during pregnancy, Drug use during pregnancy, Ethnic factors, Infant death, Infant mortality, Minnesota, Prenatal influences, Racial factors, Risk factors, State initiatives

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Kim FM. 2013. Economic viability of dental therapists. Boston, MA: Community Catalyst, 13 pp.

Annotation: This report assesses the work of dental health aide therapists (DHATs) in Alaska and dental therapists (DTs) in Minnesota, including time spent on different categories of procedures, characteristics of the population base served, and overall cost to practices of employing DHATs and DTs. Data on procedure types (evaluation and assessment, preventive, restorative, and other) that DHATs and DTs perform and on revenue that DHATs and DTs generate are presented in a series of charts throughout the document. The report concludes with a summary table showing the distribution of procedures and generated revenue.

Contact: Community Catalyst, 30 Winter Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 338-6035 Fax: (617) 451-5838 E-mail: restuccia@communitycatalyst.org Web Site: http://www.communitycatalyst.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Alaska, Case studies, Dental care, Economic factors, Minnesota, Oral health, State programs, Statistical data, Work force

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Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Brain Injury Association of Virgina. 2013. Virginia collaborative policy summit on brain injury and juvenile justice: Proceedings report. Henrico, VA: Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, 31 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings document a national policy summit held on June 13-14, 2012, in Richmond, Virginia, to convene leaders involved in identifying and supporting youth with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the juvenile justice system. The purpose of the summit was to share information, resources, and effective screening and intervention strategies to improve TBI services within states and move toward achieving a consistent national approach to screening and intervention. Contents include a participant list; background information about brain injury; the summit agenda; state project overviews including current status and identification and screening procedures; information from small group discussions on evaluation and screening, education and outreach, and treatment and intervention; and information from peer group discussions on policy implications. Recommendations for policy and future study are included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, 8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Henrico, VA 23229-5019, Telephone: (800) 552-5019 Secondary Telephone: (800) 552-9950 E-mail: dars@dars.virginia.gov Web Site: http://www.vadrs.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Adolescents, Head injuries, Minnesota, National initiatives, Nebraska, Program improvement, Public development, Screening, Service coordination, State programs, Texas, Utah, Virginia

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Zero to Three. 2013. State policy action team meeting: Moving an infant-toddler policy agenda. Washington, DC: Zero to Three, 24 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the proceedings from a May 2013 meeting of teams from five states to discuss strategies for developing and moving forward on an infant-toddler policy agenda. Participants explored innovative state models and strategies for developing and moving an infant policy agenda; assist other states in their efforts to establish an infant-toddler policy agenda; and promote relationships and continued collaborative work among participants. Topics explored during the meeting included policy development, outreach to families, professional development systems integration, coordinated screening and referral systems, effective communication, data systems, and quality improvement,

Contact: Zero To Three, 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 638-1144 Fax: (202) 638-0851 Web Site: http://www.zerotothree.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Collaboration, Family support services, Illinois, Infant health, Infants, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Model programs, New Jersey, Outreach, Pennsylvania, Policy development, Quality assurance, Screening, Service integration, State initiatives, Young children

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U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2013. Region V Infant Mortality Summit. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 70 files.

Annotation: This website provides information about the 2013 Region V Infant Mortality Summit, held March 21-22, 2013 in Chicago, IL. Summit topics include coordinating, planning, implementing, and sharing cross state and regional efforts directed at reducing infant mortality; identifying similarities and differences across states to better understand data trends and reporting, health status of at-risk populations, contributing factors, and interventions that show promising results; identifying opportunities for leveraging resources and maximizing investments; identifying needs and provide technical assistance to state maternal and child health (MCH) and children with special health care needs (CSHCN) programs; and defining an organization framework for continued collaboration and successful program replication. The website provides links to the summit agenda, materials from sessions, summit goals and objectives, summaries and team updates, videorecordings from plenary sessions, and provides links to background and state infant and infant mortality resources.

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 18-05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Secondary Telephone: (800) 311-BABY (311-2229) Web Site: http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Child health, Collaboration, Conference proceedings, Illinois, Indiana, Infant health, Infant mortality, Initiatives, Low income groups, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Prevention, Region V, Resource materials, State programs, Wisconsin

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Hellerstedt WL, Oberg CN. 2013. The Affordable Care Act: Goals and mechanisms–Implications of the Affordable Care Act on MCH populations and public health services. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, 36 pp. (Healthy Generations Fall 2013)

Annotation: This volume of Healthy Generations examines aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its potential to improve the health of families, children, youth, and women. Topics include ACA goals and how insurance and health system reforms can help to accomplish them, components of the ACA, the Community Transformation Grant program, and implications of the ACA for women, immigrants, children, children and youth with special health care needs, adolescents and young adults. The implications of the ACA for public health services, including expanded possibilities for immunization in Minnesota, are also discussed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, West Bank Office Building, 1300 S. Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1015, Telephone: (612) 624-1818 Fax: (612) 624-0315 Web Site: http://sph.umn.edu/epi Available from the website.

Keywords: Health care reform, Health insurance, Immunization, Minnesota, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public health services, State programs, Systems development

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