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.
Study Predicts Tax on Calories in Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Would Reduce Consumption of Beverage Calories
June 2, 2014 | News Release
Calorie-based tax on sugar-sweetened beverages imposes less cost to consumers than volume-based ounce tax and would result in reduced consumption of calories.
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.
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.