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.
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.
May 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
The American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., developed and oversaw the Firearm Injury Prevention Training Project to provide pediatricians with the skills and the resources necessary to reduce firearm injuries and deaths among children.
January 1, 2009 | Book
In this chapter of the Anthology, Alexis Levy, a communications associate at the Foundation, reports on the development and execution of the Foundation's efforts to reduce childhood asthma.
March 29, 2007 | Program Results Report
The All Kids Count II program sought to make 16 immunization registry projects based in local, county, and state health departments fully operational by January 1, 2000.
June 5, 2007 | Program Results Report
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services analyzed whether health insurance-especially Medicaid-could cover preventive health services for children at risk for obesity.
June 17, 2002 | Program Results Report
The goal of an immunization registry is to provide doctors, nurses, and others with the information that they need to ensure children receive appropriate immunizations.
October 1, 1997 | Program Results Report
A three-day scientific workshop on tuberculosis in children, co-sponsored with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and 15 other government agencies and private health groups, was held in Atlanta, Ga., on August 1-3, 1994.
January 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Using statistical learning on clinical and laboratory test patterns, this study resulted in a Kawasaki Disease scoring metric and associated data system available online.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children's Futures is a a 10-year RWJF initiative, developed a comprehensive, citywide program in Trenton, N.J. focusing on the critical time period of prenatal care to age three to ensure health and school readiness.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Adding home health visits by community health workers for families already receiving in-clinic support from asthma nurses, gives their asthmatic children 24 more symptom-free days per year on average and also modestly improves quality of life for caregivers.