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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 ...
December 5, 2011 | Journal Article
Both physical education and recess time need to be increased for young students to achieve national standards for physical activity.
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Walking or biking to school provides opportunities for children to increase physical activity. However, rates of active travel to school have decreased while rates of car-to-school travel have increased. This article explores the relationship between state laws and active travel to school policies.
April 3, 2009 | Journal Article
The Take Charge of Your Life (TCYL) campaign was a universal school-based substance abuse intervention. A study of the program found that TCYL participants increased use of certain substances. This article assesses TCYL's effect on mediating factors to substance use.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines the trade-offs between the city-level and neighborhood-based approaches, looking at the Urban Health Initiative aimed at improving the health and safety of children, as a specific case study.
January 1, 2013 | Journal Article
This article offers an in-depth review of studies on the clinical high-risk (HR) state for psychosis.
January 28, 2009 | Journal Article
Rapid repeat pregnancies (RRPs) in adolescents are poorly understood, even though they are some of the pregnancies at highest risk for poor outcomes. This study showed that aggression was associated with higher risk of an RRP, but life history factors such as abuse and depression were not.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invests in research aimed at halting the rise in childhood obesity. This article examined whether changes in the availability of unhealthy foods accompanied important school health initiatives from 2004-2007.
June 15, 2012 | News Release
The global, open-source idea competition challenged teachers, principals, parents, students and other innovators to share solutions that integrate the teaching of empathy in schools.
December 15, 2009 | News Release
The winners of Rethinking Mental Health: Improving Community Wellbeing emerged from a field of 340 inspiring solutions submitted from 42 countries.