Health and Nutrition

Resource: Summer Food Service Program

This website provides information on the Summer Food Service Program, which provides nutritious meals to low-income children when school is not in session.

Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students - U.S., 2011-2016

This report analyzes data from the 2011–2016 National Youth Tobacco Surveys to determine recent patterns of current use of seven tobacco product types among U.S. middle and high school students. 

Report: Comparison of Physical Health Conditions among Adolescents Aged 12 to 17 with and without Major Depressive Episode

This report examines the association between major depressive episode, self-rated overall health, and selected health conditions (including asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, obesity, and diabetes) among adolescents in the U.S.

Resource: AIDSource

This resource provides HIV/AIDS-related information and resources, reviewed and selected by expert information specialists from the NLM. Users can also search for information on specific populations, such as adolescents; those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender; Native Americans; and substance users.

Report: Inheriting a Sustainable World: Atlas on Children’s Health and the Environment

This publication describes the global impact of the environment on children’s health and provides a framework for creating sustainable environments and reducing the exposure of children to modifiable environmental hazards.

Resource: Strategies for Addressing Asthma in Schools

This resource (PDF, 16 pages) provides information and tools for implementing asthma control programs in schools. Staff in state health departments and others interested in “asthma friendly schools” can use this resource to develop comprehensive asthma management programs for school settings.

Resource: IAQ Knowledge to Action Professional Training Webinar Series Archive

This archived webinar series features four hour-long technical web-based trainings that address how to improve or sustain indoor air quality (IAQ) management programs within schools or school districts.