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May 30, 2012 | Journal Article
his article examines incidence and fatality rates of pediatric stroke in New Jersey from 1994 through 2007.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Neighborhood context and chlorpyrifos exposure were found to be independently associated with neurodevelopment.
May 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article reports risk factors for reduced sleep during infancy the authors analyzed a range of variables including maternal characteristics (e.g. education, household income), race/ethnicity, and parenting choices (e.g. television viewing or attending daycare).
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines television viewing patterns in very young children from Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Hispanic households. Television exposure by children has been linked to several negative health outcomes, including obesity and sleep and attention problems.
December 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Adolescents benefit from having a friend whose parents are authoritative, even if their own are not.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Hawaii Healthy Start home visitation program sends paraprofessionals into the homes of children at risk of abuse to teach families about child development, parenting and problem-solving strategies and offer emotional support to new parents during the first three years of their child's life.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children in low-income families living far from an immunization provider can miss basic vaccinations because parents lack their own transportation. This study examined how the availability of immunization providers affected vaccination rates among low-income children in Washington, D.C.