August 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The Impact of WIC Food Package Changes on Access to Healthful Food in 2 Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods
May 1, 2012 | Journal Article
In 2009, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) began to include fruit and vegetables, whole grains and 2 percent milk. Residents in two Philadelphia neighborhoods found better access to healthful food following these changes.
January 24, 2013 | Story
Gary Freed has done research and published in several areas of pediatric policy, but has continued to be particularly active in research related to the analysis of childhood immunization policy and practices.
January 26, 2011 | Program Results Report
With a network of sites and support infrastructure already in place, Injury Free provided an efficient mechanism for developing and testing promising innovations in obesity prevention, the team believed.
March 18, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Diabetes Initiative extended its work to preventing or reducing childhood obesity, within four of its 14 diabetes-focused projects. The pilot projects targeted children ages 3 to 12 at greatest risk for obesity, particularly children in low-income communities.
April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
PIER offers a new model for community health education that, in contrast to traditional mental health education, strengthens capacity for proactive engagement of key stakeholders in youth mental health.
May 28, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Food Marketing Workgroup, a coalition of more than 200 organizations and experts, built policy-maker support, industry cooperation, and public demand for curbing the marketing of unhealthy food to children.
Coverage For Low-Income Immigrant Children Increased 24.5 Percent In States That Expanded CHIPRA Eligibility
May 5, 2014 | Journal Article
Compared to immigrant children in states that did not expand eligibility, children in states expanding eligibility experienced a 24.5 percent increase in insurance coverage, largely due to greater enrollment in public insurance.
August 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
The National Foundation for the CDC oversaw research on the etiology of tobacco use among teens of diverse ethnic and racial groups and on the most effective communication messages to prevent teen addiction to tobacco.
NCQA Identifies Opportunities to Implement Measurements to Assess the Quality of Care for Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
November 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
The National Committee for Quality Assurance worked to identify potential quality measures that could be incorporated into HEDIS and used to improve the prevention, assessment and management of childhood and adolescent obesity.