Strengthen laws that allow young drivers to safely gain driving experience before obtaining full driving privileges
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Increase the price of sugar sweetened beverages (e.g., soda) by adding an excise or sales tax to the current price
Provide academic instruction to students during the summer, often along with enrichment activities such as art or outdoor activities
Provide short-term employment opportunities for youth, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds
Explore ways to increase Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program benefit amounts for aged, blind, or disabled individuals, including children, with little or no income
Require fences around swimming pools
Ensure appropriate access to 17P, a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone, by identifying high-risk women, reducing barriers to treatment receipt and completion, coordinating care, etc.
Provide sterile injection equipment and often other treatment and referral services to people who inject drugs; also called needle or syringe exchange programs and needle syringe programs
Support school-, community-, and clinic-based teen pregnancy prevention programs such as comprehensive sex education, HIV/STI prevention and youth development efforts, service learning, etc.
Deliver consultative, diagnostic, and treatment services remotely for patients who live in areas with limited access to care or would benefit from frequent monitoring; also called telehealth