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.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Pictograms improve parents' accuracy in giving their children medication, but high error rates persist.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Research on health literacy and child health outcomes is in its infancy, but evidence suggests improving health literacy should be part of any framework to improve children's health. Four specific interventions are recommended for evaluation.
December 1, 2005 | Journal Article
March 1, 2004 | Journal Article
March 24, 2010 | Program Results Report
Shaniqua Ballard was living without much hope in a shelter for pregnant women, with little money and no health insurance, until she discovered the Developing Families Center, where she received obstetric and well-woman care, and enrolled her children in the child development program.
January 31, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Gift of Life Foundation worked to remove barriers to care for infants born to low-income mothers in Montgomery's four-county region and to help prevent babies from "falling through the cracks" of the health care system there.
August 25, 2004 | Journal Article
A Randomized Controlled Trial
June 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Boston University Medical Center expanded the Reach Out and Read program, which trains pediatric providers in counseling parents about reading to their children and provides practitioners with books to give them at well-child visits.
November 5, 2006 | Story
"The Clinical Scholars Program provided me with a rigorous background in research methodology that was crucial," says Flores.