Children's health

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Problems with the Report of the Expert Panel on Blood Cholesterol Levels in Children and Adolescents

December 1995

Health Issues of Immigrant Children of Color, The

December 1999

By the year 2050, the population of the United States is projected to be approximately half white and half non-white.

Does Television Viewing Increase Obesity and Reduce Physical Activity? Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analyses among Adolescent Females

December 1993

Do Cigarette Warning Labels Reduce Smoking? Paradoxical Effects among Adolescents

December 1997

Television and Music Video Exposure and Risk of Adolescent Alcohol Use

November 1998

Confronting Social Disparities in Child Health: a Critical Appraisal of Life-Course Science and Research

November 2009

The utility of the life-course framework to address disparities in child health is based on its ability to integrate the science of child development with the requirements of effective and just...

Intergenerational Health Disparities: Socioeconomic Status, Women's Health Conditions, and Child Behavior Problems

July 2005

Objective: Relatively little is known about the intergenerational mechanisms that lead to social disparities in child health.

Perinatal Screening of Group B Streptococci: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction

September 2002


Why Ethnicity and Race Are so Important in Child Health Services Research Today

December 2001

Are Perceived Neighborhood Hazards a Barrier to Physical Activity in Children?

December 2001

Reducing Children's Television Viewing to Prevent Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial

December 2000

Selected by the editors of Contemporary Pediatrics as the most significant pediatric study of 1999. Also first printed in 1999, v 282, p1561-1567 JAMA

Effects of Reducing Children's Television and Video Game Use on Aggressive Behavior: A Randomized Controlled Trial

December 2001

Mortality in Low Birth Weight Infants According to Level of Neonatal Care at Hospital of Birth

May 2002

OBJECTIVE: In 1976, the Committee on Perinatal Health recommended that hospitals with no neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or intermediate NICUs transfer high-risk mothers and infants that weigh...

Changes in Rate of Autopsy-Detected Diagnostic Errors Over Time: A Systematic Review

June 2003

Context Substantial discrepanies exist between clinical diagnoses and findings at autopsy.

New Opportunities for Integrated Child Health Systems: Results from the Multi-faceted Pre-to-Three Program

November 2003

Gender Differences in Child Survival in Contemporary Rural China: A County Study

January 2004

Using data from a survey of deaths of children less than 5 years old conducted in 1997 in a county in Shaanxi Province, China, this paper examines gender differences in child survival in...

Transformation Of Child Health In The United States, The

September 2004

Social trends and medical progress have fueled major changes in the epidemiology of child health in the United States. Injuries remain a major contributor to childhood illness and death.

Lost Boys of Sudan: Functional and Behavioral Health of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Resettled in the United States, The

June 2005

Objective: To assess the functional and behavioral health of unaccompanied Sudanese refugee minors approximately 1 year after resettlement in the United States.

Does Children's Screen Time Predict Requests for Advertised Products? Cross-Sectional and Prospective Analyses

December 2006

Objective: To examine children's screen media exposure and requests for advertised toys and food/drinks. Design: Prospective cohort study.

Definition of Metabolic Syndrome in Preadolescent Girls

December 2006

Objective: To compare and contrast proposed definitions of metabolic syndrome in pediatrics, and to determine prevalence of metabolic syndrome in preadolescent females when applying different...

Effectiveness of a Multicomponent Self-Management Program in At-Risk, School-Aged Children with Asthma

December 2004

Background: Improving asthma knowledge and self-management is a common focus of asthma educational programs, but most programs have had little influence on morbidity outcomes.