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January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study specifically looked at cross-sectional data of teens aged 10 to 18 from Baltimore, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Richmond, Va. SAY sampling generated 1,723 telephone interviews with parents in the four cities.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Tribal grantee strengthens and coordinates services for troubled youth and their families.
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 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.
May 1, 2010 | Journal Article
A study of diabetes prevention and management programs implemented by community-based organizations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) of the Texas-Mexico border region finds 19 free or low-cost programs based on state and national guidelines.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article highlights the Urban Health Initiative's integrated evaluation design, bringing together a theory of change and a quasi-experimental approach, including comparison city usage.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Minority Health has developed sustainable public health interventions for the African-American community in Pittsburgh. Barbershops and beauty salons began providing vital health services and information.
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This paper looks at the issues of obesity, race and gender, and determines whether school environment influences body mass index (BMI) and whether the racial and gender context one grows up in may also end up affecting BMI.
April 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Mexican Americans living in colonias along the Texas-Mexico border comprise one of the most disadvantaged and difficult to reach minority groups in the United States. This article examines health-related quality of life (HRQL) in Hispanics, specifically living in colonias.