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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.
December 9, 2008 | News Release
New poll reveals that parents see school playground as key to helping kids stay physically active, focused in the classroom.
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.
October 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions: 11.5 percent among children age 2-5 years, 17.7 percent among children age 6-11 years and 17.3 percent among children age 12-19 years. Moreover, research h ...
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The study's objective focused on the experience of Hurricane Katrina's evacuees to better understand factors influencing evacuation decisions in impoverished, mainly minority communities that were most severely affected by the disaster.
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.
May 1, 2001 | Journal Article
Unless the nations of the world act, within a generation as many as 10 million people per year will die from tobacco use.