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
May 1, 2014 | Journal Article
Decisions to refer children with GERD to surgery are most often based on physician preferences.
February 1, 2014 | Journal Article
Most parents surveyed recalled discussing at least one prevention topic with their child’s provider; but not the “hard” topics related to substance abuse and mental health.
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.
January 24, 2013 | Story
Merenstein's early experience convinced him that, to continue in research, he needed a better understanding of statistics and more sophisticated research techniques.