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  • Tobacco-Free Data
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    in more tobacco related data? Please fill out the form request below and someone will contact you. You can also learn more by visiting...
  • About | Well-Ahead Louisiana
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    pretty proud of our way of life in Louisiana. Although, improving our wellbeing doesn't have to mean giving up our favorite things like good food, great music and legendary festivals. Rather, it means making smart choices so we can enjoy our favorite things even longer. Small choices towards wellness, enabled by the environments we're in every day, allow us the opportunity for balance. Together we can shape a future that gives us the chance to feel better and enjoy life a little longer. The Challenge: Louisiana is… 48 th in Overall Health 44 th in Outcomes 49 th in Determinants 48 th in...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    or Reduced Fee Clinics http://www.ladental.org/lda/public-resources/community-clinics Find providers for Medicaid or LaCHIP http://www.mcnala.net/en/find-dentist Adults with a BayouHealth plan may be eligible for certain dental benefits Learn more »...
  • How To Quit
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    FROM TOBACCO IS JUST ON CALL AWAY at 1-800-QUIT-NOW Open 24/7 for all Louisiana residents ages 13 and over. Find out your next steps at...
  • Oral HealthOLD
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Oral-HealthOLD/#6307-Community Water Fluoridation

    The safety and benefits of fluoride are well documented and for 70 years people in the United States have benefited from drinking water with fluoride. Fluoridated water keeps the teeth strong and reducing decay by approximately 25% in children and adult- leading to saving money, and helping families and individuals live better, healthier lives. It has been found that for every dollar spent on community water fluoridation, up to $38 is saved in treatment costs for tooth decay.

    In Louisiana only 43% of residents receive the benefits of Community Water Fluoridation, compared to almost 75% nationally. In 2008, Governor Jindal signed Act 761 which mandates that water systems with over 5,000 connections initiate water fluoridation. As fluoride is nature's cavity fighter, community...

  • How To Quit
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    Road to Wellness: Driving Tobacco and Cancer off the Map CADCA and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance have developed a new educational supplement aimed at teaching young people and parents about the harms and effects of tobacco use. The supplement, which is intended to be used in the classroom, explains the science around the effects of tobacco use and its link to cancer and other chronic diseases and conditions. This in-depth resource was created through the Washington Times Newspaper in Education program and was published in The Washington Times newspaper on Nov. 20th to observe the Great American Smokeout. We encourage coalitions to partner with their local newspapers so that they can publish the supplement in their publication. Learn more by visiting their website at...
  • Geaux Tobacco-Free
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    Cessation Resources Smoking Cessation Trust For Louisiana Smokers who began before September 1, 1988 LSU Tobacco Control Initiative Comprehensive treatment program available in many Louisiana hospitals Fax-To-Quit Louisiana Program For health systems to provide intervention to patients The Real Cost of Smoking...
  • Well-Ahead Community
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    to the Well-Ahead Community! Check out the Well-Ahead Community resources to help you to stay Well-Ahead! Community Resource Guide Find healthy resources near you. Use the Community Resource Guide to find things like diabetes self-management classes, cooking classes, opportunities for physical activity and more! Find WellSpots Find a child care center, school, college/university, restaurant, hospital or worksite near you that is working to make your health a priority. Upcoming Events Find out about upcoming health-related community events such as fun runs/walks, tobacco cessation events, health fairs, etc. Well-Ahead Newsroom Keep up with the latest Well-Ahead news! Well-Ahead...
  • Health Equity
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    Equity Health equity is attainment of the highest level of health for all people. Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with focused and ongoing societal efforts to address avoidable inequalities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of health and health care disparities. Health Equity WellSpots Programs Living Well-Ahead Additional Health Equity Resources County Health Rankings An interactive website by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that provides maps and data on a variety of health and lifestyle indicators. See how your parish ranks among other parishes! Unnatural Causes A nationally acclaimed 7 part documentary series broadcasted by PBS exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health. ChangeLabs Solutions Changelabs Solutions provides usable toolkits to improve healthy eating, tobacco control and childhood obesity. Promoting policy, systems and...
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