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July 17, 2013 | News Release
Grants to spread impact of programs that strengthen connections to education, employment, and good health.
July 17, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF is investing $5 million to support 10 initiatives to improve the health of young men of color and improve their chances for success.
August 20, 2012 | News Release
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers
April 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Providing treatment for patients with substance abuse can result in significantly reduced lifetime medical costs. In order for more patients to receive substance abuse treatment, efforts must be made to increase acceptance of Medicaid at substance abuse facilities.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Minority Health has developed sustainable public health interventions for the African-American community in Pittsburgh. Barbershops and beauty salons began providing vital health services and information.
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.
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.