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February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated sociodemographic disparities in alcohol environments and their relationship with adolescent drinking.
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.
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.
September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
This article explores the role of changing images of drug use in rap music from the 1970s to the 1990s.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines changes in tobacco quitlines between 2005 and 2006. Tomacco quitlines have been shown to be an effective, lower-cost method to help smokers quit. Quitlines are more effective than self-help materials, single-session counseling, or other minimal interventions.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Social disparities in body weight may increase because Black women, Hispanic women and men with lower socioeconomic status show declining trends in positive weight-related health behaviors compared with White young adults with higher socioeconomic status.
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.
January 1, 2002 | Journal Article
False Positives, False Negatives, Unanticipated Opportunities.
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 ...