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RWJF Health & Society Scholar Jooyoung Lee advocates home-based mental health care for gunshot victims to recover from the lingering effects of their injuries.
On the RWJF Human Capital Blog
Americans’ life expectancy is increasing more quickly than official government forecasts, RWJF Health & Society Scholar Samir Soneji finds.
February 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Currently, the community of academic nursing centers finds itself in an age of both uncertainty and opportunity. In this article Sara Barger, Dean and Professor at the University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing and RWJF Executive Nurse Fello ...
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study explores the feasibility and desirability of proposals to change university patenting and licensing practices to promote access to medicines in the developing world.
November 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Academic nursing-practice partnerships create systems for nurses to enhance their learning opportunities and advance their profession.
June 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Using computerized medical record data, this case-control study seeks to better understand health status and health care utilization before foreclosure. Findings suggest health care utilization changes before foreclosures, although more research is needed to understand further health care utilization of those experiencing home foreclosure.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) prevention programs warn mothers and family members about the dangers of infant shaking. This article reports on a study of the effectiveness of two SBS educational videos, shown from 2001-2003 in hospitals throughout Utah.
February 13, 2013 | Journal Article
This study reveals that carriers of the APOE-e4 risk allele (a major genetic risk factor for cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, and early mortality), may benefit from HT.
July 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Youth with special needs face numerous issues when transitioning to the adult health system. A survey of 77 youth showed that too many lacked a usual source of care, and were either uninsured or had experienced an insurance gap.
January 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the United States has greatly increased during the past decade. Using survey data from the 2002 National Health interview Survey (NHIS), we show that adults who did not get, or delayed, need ...
May 1, 2006 | Journal Article
The rapidly aging Mexican-born population in the United States presents challenges for policy-makers in both this country and Mexico. Using a nationally representative data set of elderly Mexicans (sample size 3,007), the authors of this article exp ...
April 11, 2012 | Journal Article
A new initiative of the Affordable Care Act known as accountable care organizations, received final rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.