Health Information & Media

  • Publications
    The NICHD has a variety of publications on health topics related to our research. You can view them on-line or order them from our NICHD Information Resource Center (IRC).
  • News Releases and Media Information
    View NICHD press releases and other media materials.
  • Information Specialists and Resources
    The NICHD Information Resource Center (IRC) offers trained information specialists who have access to information and referral services. They can provide assistance in finding specific health information.

Campaigns and Programs

NICHD has several on-going health communication campaigns and programs. These initiatives provide health information, outreach activities, and publications available for order or viewing on-line.

The Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think and be active! Program is an interactive after-school education program for young people ages 11 to 13 that teaches them to analyze, evaluate, and create media messages--skills that can help them make smart and positive choices about nutrition and physical activity every day

The Milk Matters Calcium Education Campaign works to educate kids, parents, and health professionals about the importance of getting enough calcium during the childhood and teen years.

The Safe to Sleep Campaign educates about the importance of putting babies on their backs to sleep to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

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