September 14, 2012 | New Public Health Post
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October 9, 2005 | Program Results Report
The Public Health Pipeline Program supported efforts by two education organizations from 1998 to 2003 to build the capacity of educational systems to improve science education for students in grades six through nine.
Public Health Concern in California Over Parents Refusing Vaccinations for Their Children, RWJF Scholar Says
June 14, 2012 | Story
Study finds intentionally unvaccinated students may be putting other children at risk.
Exposure of California Kindergartners to Students with Personal Belief Exemptions from Mandated School Entry Vaccinations
March 26, 2012 | Journal Article
A study of California kindergarteners' exposure to personal belief exemptions (PBEs) from vaccinations at school found that PBE exposure increased from 2008 to 2010, indicating that more children are exposed to the risk of disease.
November 30, 2011 | Report
A report on the states' allocation of the tobacco settlement dollars finds that of the $25.6 billion collected in tobacco revenue, only 1.8 percent—$456.7 million—will be spent by states on programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit.
May 6, 2010 | Story
Joining forces to improve child health.
An Innovator Identifies an Alarming Trend for Young People: Listening to Rap Music Could Be Dangerous to Their Health
May 2, 2008 | Story
Denise Herd used her medical anthropologist background and rigorous quantitative methods to explore the hypothesis that rap music has increasingly glamorized the use of illegal drugs by associating drug use with wealth and high social standing.
June 25, 2009 | Story
Childhood Obesity Research
July 29, 2009 | Story
Eight of the 10 states with the highest rates of obese and overweight youths are in the South.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.