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.
October 14, 2014 | New Public Health Post
The Ad Council and dozens of partners have just launched a new series of quirky public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at getting kids to brush their teeth twice a day, two minutes each time.
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.
August 18, 2014 | New Public Health Post
In an effort to reduce missed school days, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the Ad Council, has launched a campaign to teach parents how to prevent asthma attacks in kids by identifying common asthma triggers.
July 28, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF New Connections alumna Lorraine McKelvey discusses the impact of stress on children, and what can help mitigate its impact on their health.
July 25, 2014 | Program Results Report
The National Center for Learning Disabilities created Web-based resources on children with learning disabilities for both parents and health providers.
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.
July 14, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
A leading cause of preventable blindness in premature babies can be successfully identified by trained non-physician evaluators working remotely, according to a new study.
July 1, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
Thank you, American Academy of Pediatrics, for driving home the critical importance of reading to wee ones.
June 30, 2014 | Report
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