February 24, 2013
Kansas City Study: Parks in Lower-Income Neighborhoods Have More Problems Like Vandalism and Litter; Fewer Playgrounds
November 22, 2011
The Princeton Center for Leadership Training partnered with 13 New Jersey high schools to implement Safe Dates, a dating abuse prevention curriculum, as part of the New Jersey Health Initiatives program.
November 21, 2011
Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth brought school-connected mental health services to immigrants and refugees in 15 communities in eight states by developing model mental health programs.
November 4, 2011
The Louisiana Public Health Institute set up and maintained an electronic health information management system in 10 school-based health centers in Greater New Orleans.
November 2, 2012
New Public Health
The use of school-based health services has gained momentum and recognition across the United States as a unique tool in the fight to prevent poor outcomes in both health and education, especially among vulnerable populations. When last surveyed in ...
March 26, 2012
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.
Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships is an innovative approach to preventing teen dating violence and abuse by teaching 11 to 4 year-olds about healthy relationships.
April 1, 2011
Major new study shows schools are providing more nutritious foods through National School Lunch Program, but many also offer high-fat items and empty calories.
Program, co-sponsored with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to address long-standing under-representation in the health professions of certain racial/ethnic groups, especially African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans.
To build state and national momentum to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity through strategic investment in those communities most affected.