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.
March 6, 2013 | Story
A grantee team focuses on how to do a better job of caring for children
March 4, 2013 | Story
A trio of scientists—including two alumni of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars program—published an article on March 1, 2013, shedding new light why some hospitals are better able to help vulnerable newborns survive.
June 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Concerns about the safety and efficacy of over-the-counter cold medications have led to a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration public health advisory against their use in children 2 years of age. This study's goal was to examine caregiver understanding of the age indication of over-the-counter cold medication labels and identify factors, associated with caregiver understanding.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examined the relationship between socioeconomic status and rates of chronic infection in children. Infection or inflammation in children may predispose them to chronic disease and play a role in later-life health disparities.
November 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This article examines the reasoning behind frequent nonurgent pediatric visits to emergency rooms. Reducing the number of nonurgent pediatric emergency department visits may require substantial improvements in families' experiences with their primary care providers.
May 1, 2006 | Journal Article
The evidence that introducing solids to infants before three to four months (early solid feeding) increases risk of allergic disease was systematically reviewed in the current study. MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, and the Drugs and Pharmacology sect ...
November 1, 2006 | Journal Article
This study used a mail survey to assess physician perceptions of the delivery of well-child care for children ages 0–5 in the United States. The survey measured pediatrician attitudes and behaviors about who should provide various elements of care a ...
October 1, 2005 | Journal Article
Many adverse effects of television viewing on children have been documented including obesity, aggressive behavior, decreased physical activity, attention problems, and sleep disorders. This study considers the effects of television viewing on the s ...
December 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The authors conducted a cross-sectional survey of 466 parents to determine whether physician style affected (1) parents' proclivity for using antibiotics to treat children's acute otitis media (AOM) and (2) parents' rating of care by the physician. ...
July 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Pediatricians recognize that social and nonmedical factors influence child health and that there are many government programs and laws designed to provide for children's basic needs. However, gaps in implementation result in denials of services, lea ...