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.
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Approximately 3 million children in the United States are hospitalized every year. This study examines children and adolescents' views of the quality of their nursing care while hospitalized and their physical and emotional states.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
A parent mentoring program which matches parents of minority, asthmatic children with trained parent mentors similar to themselves seems to be an inexpensive and effective way to help families manage their kids' asthma. There can actually be a net savings associated with families that extensively participate in such a program.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Hawaii Healthy Start home visitation program sends paraprofessionals into the homes of children at risk of abuse to teach families about child development, parenting and problem-solving strategies.
July 23, 2009 | Story
Ralph W. Hingson's work contributed to legislation making it illegal for people under age 21 to drive after drinking and lowering the allowable blood alcohol limit for adult drivers to .08 percent.
March 14, 2003 | Program Results Report
Judith S. Palfrey, M.D., and a research team at Children's Hospital in Boston conducted a follow-up study of the long-term impact of the Brookline [Mass.] Early Education Project.
August 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
Starting in January 1994, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine conducted a three-year evaluation of Hawaii's Healthy Start Program.
October 15, 2007 | Story
"Against all odds, our community health leaders continue to remind us of the difference that one person can make and we are exceedingly proud of their endeavors," says Judith Stavisky, MPH, MEd, RWJF senior program officer.
October 29, 2007 | Story
Via the Internet, ARCHeS will dramatically expand access to Archimedes, a powerful medical outcomes predictive model.