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January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Health interventions that are long-term and place-based are embraced as providing low-income families with comprehensive services. To better understand the benefits from these services, this study assesses the role of residential mobility and the us ...
April 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Nearly a quarter of all deaths in Virginia from 1990 to 2000 would have been averted if the entire state exhibited the same mortality rate as the state's five most affluent areas, according to this analysis of public data.
October 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Health disparities by racial or ethnic group or by income or education are only partly explained by disparities in medical care.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Tribal grantee strengthens and coordinates services for troubled youth and their families.
March 1, 2004 | Journal Article
This study examines the effect of community factors and individual factors on access to ambulatory care for low income adults in 54 metropolitan areas across the United States. Two indicators were used to measure access: (1) having a usual source of ...
October 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Changing the national conversation about how to improve American public schools—and the importance of play to children’s ability to learn.
April 1, 2004 | Journal Article
People who receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) have a high unemployment rate partly because they are afraid that, if they take a job, they will lose their benefits, especially their health insurance. One respons ...
May 9, 2011 | Journal Article
This article describes the independent evaluation conducted of Free to Grow (FTG) based at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Researcers compared 14 FTG sites with 14 matched Head Start agencies and communities without the program.
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Despite national prosperity which improved health outcomes for urban children from 1992-2002, disparities between children in distressed versus non-distressed cities, and between Black versus White urban children, did not improve.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Child FIRST (Child and Family Interagency, Resource, Support, and Training) is a family intervention that fosters sensitive, responsive, and secure parent-child relationships. This article presents results from the first randomized controlled trial of Child FIRST. The trial recruited impoverished families from inner city Bridgeport, Connecticut.