A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
February 5, 2013 | Program Result
Child FIRST is a home-based early childhood intervention that works with the most vulnerable very young children and their families to reduce serious emotional disturbance, developmental and learning problems, and abuse and neglect.
May 30, 2012 | Journal Article
his article examines incidence and fatality rates of pediatric stroke in New Jersey from 1994 through 2007.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Neighborhood context and chlorpyrifos exposure were found to be independently associated with neurodevelopment.
May 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article reports risk factors for reduced sleep during infancy the authors analyzed a range of variables including maternal characteristics (e.g. education, household income), race/ethnicity, and parenting choices (e.g. television viewing or attending daycare).
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines television viewing patterns in very young children from Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Hispanic households. Television exposure by children has been linked to several negative health outcomes, including obesity and sleep and attention problems.
December 16, 2010 | Program Result
Healthy Steps for Young Children is a program in pediatric and family practices that focuses on the first three years of life.
October 1, 2008 | Chart
This chartbook from the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America focuses on the health of children to explore whether we are reaching our full health potential as a nation and in every state.
The reconvened Commission to Build a Healthier America will provide new guidance in two key areas: early childhood and healthy communities.
The full list of commissioners for the re-convened Commission to Build a Healthier America, led by Mark McClellan and Alice Rivlin.
To inform the Commission's convening on June 19, 2013 and its forthcoming recommendations, the Commission welcomes all testimony, comments, and ideas related to its two key focus areas: early childhood and healthy communities.