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.
September 17, 2012 | Feature/Topic
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
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.
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.
June 1, 2009 | Report
This report from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop specifies how increased national investment in research-based digital games can play a cost-effective and transformative role.
January 24, 2010 | Story
The Christakis brothers use the lessons learned as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars to make new discoveries about how we stay well, seek care and raise healthy children.