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.
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.
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.