August 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The Impact of WIC Food Package Changes on Access to Healthful Food in 2 Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods
May 1, 2012 | Journal Article
In 2009, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) began to include fruit and vegetables, whole grains and 2 percent milk. Residents in two Philadelphia neighborhoods found better access to healthful food following these changes.
January 24, 2013 | Story
Gary Freed has done research and published in several areas of pediatric policy, but has continued to be particularly active in research related to the analysis of childhood immunization policy and practices.
January 26, 2011 | Program Results Report
With a network of sites and support infrastructure already in place, Injury Free provided an efficient mechanism for developing and testing promising innovations in obesity prevention, the team believed.
September 19, 2014 | Program Results Report
Cure Violence puts trained outreach workers and "violence interrupters" in urban neighborhoods to engage youth and mediate high-risk conflicts before they turn violent. Born in Chicago, the public health approach has been widely replicated.
March 18, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Diabetes Initiative extended its work to preventing or reducing childhood obesity, within four of its 14 diabetes-focused projects. The pilot projects targeted children ages 3 to 12 at greatest risk for obesity, particularly children in low-income communities.
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.
February 9, 2009 | Program Results Report
From 1997 to 2008, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy worked to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy and early parenting in the United States - the highest among industrial nations - by one-third in 10 years.
NCQA Identifies Opportunities to Implement Measurements to Assess the Quality of Care for Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
November 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
The National Committee for Quality Assurance worked to identify potential quality measures that could be incorporated into HEDIS and used to improve the prevention, assessment and management of childhood and adolescent obesity.
September 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This review focuses on the relation of BMI to body fatness and health risks, particularly on the ability of BMI for age 95th Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) percentile to identify children who have excess body fatness.