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.
May 10, 2013 | Feature/Infographic
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of ACEs and the need to develop effective innovative interventions.
February 5, 2013 | Program Result Report
Child FIRST is a home-based early childhood intervention that works with the most vulnerable very young children and their families to reduce serious emotional disturbance, developmental and learning problems, and abuse and neglect.
December 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Adolescents benefit from having a friend whose parents are authoritative, even if their own are not.
November 27, 2012 | Grant/Feature
Ten grantees from the Vulnerable Populations Portfolio at RWJF have been named to the Social Impact Exchange's S&I 100, an index of the top nonprofits having a positive impact on America's most pressing social issues.
June 22, 2012 | News Release
The first Cereal FACTS study was released in 2009, and found that least healthy cereals were those most frequently and aggressively marketed directly to children as young as age 2.
May 30, 2012 | Journal Article
his article examines incidence and fatality rates of pediatric stroke in New Jersey from 1994 through 2007.
May 21, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
David Olds, PhD, is founder of the Nurse-Family Partnership, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 40th Anniversary Force Multiplier that provides maternal and early childhood health programs for at-risk, first-time mothers. He is a professor of pediatri ...
March 20, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
The Centers for Disese Control and Prevention recommends pertussis vaccination for adults in close contact with newborns. The immunization of household contacts provides early protection for infants, who do not gain immunity to pertussis until they ...
February 27, 2012 | Story
The Nurse-Family Partnership is projected to touch the lives of more than 400,000 families nationwide by 2019.
January 12, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Healthy Babies Minnesota is an umbrella of activities aimed at using prenatal and first-year initiatives to make Minnesotans healthier throughout their lives. NewPublicHealth spoke with Edward Ehlinger, MD, the state’s commissioner of health, about ...