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News And Annoucements Index
A running log of First 5 LA's News And Annoucements
- April 9, 2012Community gardens, which are gaining popularity, give urban families access to nutritious, fresh produce.
- April 9, 2012Committee members examine the impact of planned cuts to child care and other programs important to young kids.
- April 9, 2012Early detection and treatment of autism spectrum disorders can mean earlier interventions and better outcomes.
- April 9, 2012Study finds that the better a father-to-be is prepared for a new arrival, the more healthy mom and baby will be.
- March 26, 2012Elected state officials speak up against planned cuts to kids' programs.
- March 26, 2012At an in-store tour and cooking demonstration, South L.A. families learn how to buy, and prepare, nutritious foods.
- March 26, 2012New First 5 website shows where and how poverty is affecting hundreds of thousands of children in the region.
- March 26, 2012Children of mothers suffering postpartum depression can have developmental, emotional and health consequences.
- March 19, 2012Parents and pediatricians have to overcome powerful food marketing strategies to help young children eat nutritiously.
- March 19, 2012First 5 LA joins the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce in nation's capital to advocate for early care and education.
- March 19, 2012First 5 LA's Best Start is one of the nonprofit community service providers to be located in the Central Facilities Center.
- March 19, 2012Childless men have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study finds.
- March 12, 2012For the first time in Los Angeles, the public will have access to some proceedings in children's court.
- March 12, 2012A new guide evaluates the developmental assessments that measure literacy and language skills for bilingual preschoolers.
- March 12, 2012Researchers find that a child's food preferences may begin before birth.
- March 12, 2012Early childhood advocates gear up for hearings in Sacramento on essential kids' programs.
- March 5, 2012During First 5 LA's Eat Healthy, Grow Strong campaign, we recognize CFPA for ensuring nutritious food policies for children.
- March 5, 2012When it comes to breastfeeding, hospital policies matter, according to a recently released report.
- March 5, 2012Several studies find that older fathers are more likely to breed children with abnormalities than younger men.
- March 5, 2012As the Governor revises his plan, advocates seek to save newly-established transitional kindergarten.
- March 5, 2012This week's roundup includes a new First 5 LA commissioner and recognition for ECE High School Recruitment participants.
- February 27, 2012First 5 LA funds three of Los Angeles' 50 new parks in neighborhoods that lack adequate open space.
- February 27, 2012Concerns about injuries and academic time may mean not enough outside play time for preschoolers in centers, researchers say.
- February 27, 2012From increasing access to nutritious foods to ensuring green spaces, PAF grantees will seek positive outcomes for young children.
- February 27, 2012A recent study found that parents are concerned about their children's weight, but many underestimate the health risks.
- February 27, 2012The newest First 5 LA and Ready. Set. Grow! free Family Guide focuses on healthy eating and oral health care.
- FIRST 5 LA COMMISSION APPROVES $8 MILLION TO SUPPORT TOT PARKS AND TRAILS THROUGHOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTYFebruary 17, 2012The First 5 LA Commission has approved nearly $8 million for grants to five countywide groups.
- February 13, 2012Child abuse-related deaths in military families are rising steadily.
- February 13, 2012Conflicting views from dental professionals on fluoride toothpaste used on infants and toddlers can be confusing.
- February 13, 2012The director of the L.A. County Department of Public Health's Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention puts childhood obesity and safety in the spotlight.