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September 12, 2012 | News Release
Local partners announced in initiative to demonstrate the effectiveness of supportive housing for families at risk for involvement in the child welfare system.
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.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Compared with traditional skilled nursing homes, the Green House model allows for more time to be spent caring for and engaging residents.
June 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated the behavioral patterns of young people three and a half years after they had been detained at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center (CCJDC) in Chicago. Researchers employed a functional impairment rating that assessed eight behavioral domains.
July 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This article examines recall and viewing patterns among text-only versus larger, more visible graphic warning labels in cigarette advertisements.
April 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study examines a Housing First program in Seattle that succeeded in lowering public costs while not requiring complete sobriety among chronically-homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems.
December 7, 2011 | News Release
In new, national survey, three in four physicians wish the health care system would pay for costs associated with connecting patients to services that address their social needs.
November 5, 2012 | New Public Health Post
A host of sessions focused on health equity at this year’s American Public Health Association meeting. Panel topics varied greatly, from the effects of health inequity on education outcomes to creative marketing strategies for reaching vulnerable po ...
October 30, 2012 | New Public Health Post
"Black men today are more likely to receive a GED in prison than graduate from college. One in three black men, and one in six Latino men, are projected to go to prison in their lifetimes. There is new hope--Sacramento is now responding to this cris ...
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.