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.
October 15, 2014 | New Public Health Post
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) met in San Diego this week for the group’s annual meeting. Key issues addressed included car seat safety for newborns, care for immigrant children, reducing poverty and young children’s exposure to media.
August 29, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Q/A with RWJF Investigator Award recipient James Perrin on the need for community-based interventions to address chronic conditions among children.
July 21, 2014 | New Public Health Post
Tennessee became the first state in the nation to pass a law that specifically protects people from liability for forcibly breaking into cars and rescuing kids they think are at risk of heatstroke.
June 27, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Pediatrician, epidemiologist, historian and ethicist Chris Feudtner on pediatric palliative care.
June 20, 2014 | New Public Health Post
Earlier this week the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) hosted a daylong Symposium on Child Health, Resilience & Toxic Stress. NewPublicHealth spoke with James M. Perrin, MD, president of the AAP following the symposium
January 6, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc, discusses how the CDC recommendation that all adolescents receive vaccines for pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is having a positive impact.
June 13, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
How the County Health Rankings helped US News size up children's hospitals.
March 1, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
Lawrence Kleinman, an alumnus of the RWJF Clinical Scholars program, helped guide a special supplement of studies by RWJF Clinical Scholars into publication in Pediatrics this month.
January 25, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
Brendan T. Campbell, MD, MPH is an assistant professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and an alumnus of the RWJF Clinical Scholars program.
October 19, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
Food allergy impacts 8 percent of the nation’s children, corresponding to two children in every classroom or almost six million children in the country.