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Report: More Arkansas children receiving immunizations

By The Associated Press

This article was originally published March 13, 2014 at 7:20 a.m. Updated March 13, 2014 at 10:34 a.m.

LITTLE ROCK — A new report released Thursday says more Arkansas children are likely to receive immunizations, dental care and mental-health services than they were seven years ago.

But the report from several organizations also shows Arkansas children need better access to medical care, more nutritious meals and consistent health education.

The report, "Natural Wonders: The State of Children's Health in Arkansas," noted that the number of children receiving immunizations has increased by 15 percent since 2007. Three mobile dental clinics have also resulted in more than 2,000 previously underserved children receiving dental care annually.

The report is being released Thursday by Arkansas first lady Ginger Beebe, the president of Arkansas Children's Hospital Marcy Doderer and Skip Rutherford, the dean of the University of Arkansas' Clinton School of Public Service.

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