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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, 2005 | Journal Article
There is preliminary evidence that the formal adoption of continuous quality improvement (CQI) in nursing homes contributes to improved clinical outcomes. This study identifies organizational factors that best predict formal CQI adoption. Data for t ...
April 1, 2004 | Journal Article
People who receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) have a high unemployment rate partly because they are afraid that, if they take a job, they will lose their benefits, especially their health insurance. One respons ...
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.
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 ...