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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.
April 25, 2012 | Journal Article
This study measured the relationship between VLBW infants and hospital recognition for nursing excellence (RNE), and shows RNE hospitals have significantly lower risk-adjusted rates for VLBW infants compared to non RNE hospitals.
September 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invests in research aimed at reducing childhood obesity. This study investigated associations between soda taxes and body mass index (BMI) in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students in the period 1997-2006.
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey reported that roughly 14.5 percent of U.S. high school students considered suicide in 2006. This study used focus groups to uncover common beliefs about teen suicide
December 2, 2009 | News Release
Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships (Start Strong) is the largest initiative ever funded to target 11-to-14-year-olds to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article focuses on the need to envision a more technologically enabled addiction treatment system in the year 2020, describes how this vision of the future might work, and offers ideas about how to achieve such a system.
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.
May 1, 2001 | Journal Article
Evaluations of home care for chronically ill elderly people have shown disappointitng results for many years.
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.
April 17, 2012 | News Release
New Research from Mathematica and Stanford shows a healthy recess can reduce bullying, improve learning time.