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November 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Low birth-weight babies randomized to an intervention group were taller and had larger head circumference at eight years.
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 ...
December 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Providing teacher, parent and student training to help kids participate in the social and academic life of elementary school does seem to lead to more successful functioning years later in early adulthood.
July 2, 2012 | News Release
The study examined the availability of competitive beverages in U.S. public elementary schools for five academic years, from 2006–07 to 2010–11. Competitive beverages are those sold by schools outside of meal programs through vending machines, à la ...
April 17, 2009 | Journal Article
In 1996, the federal government mandated that states enforce laws that prohibit the sale of cigarettes to minors. This research assesses whether increased enforcement helped lower the rate of smoking among youths.
June 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could improve public health by reducing obesity.
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Minority adolescents use mental health services less frequently than White adolescents. The findings presented here suggest that social attitudes toward depression might prevent minority children from seeking treatment research occurred during 2008 in a Texas high school mental health clinic.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Reclaiming Futures' evaluation shows positive changes in system effectiveness and the strength of stakeholder networks.
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.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The article examines evidence related to the essential elements of Green House homes and similar models of nursing home care.