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Apr, 2015
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Authors:

Farkas AH, Vanderberg R, Sucato GS, Miller E, Akers AY, Borrero S

PURPOSE: Racial/ethnic disparities exist in young men's contraceptive knowledge. This study examines whether the likelihood of receiving sexual health education varies by race/ethnicity. METHODS: We examined racial/ethnic differences in sex and contraceptive education both in school and...

Apr, 2015
Article
Authors:

Dowshen N, Matone M, Luan X, Lee S, Belzer M, Fernandez MI, Rubin D, and The Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions

ABSTRACT: We describe health and psychosocial outcomes of HIV+ young transgender women (YTW) engaged in care across the United States. When compared to other behaviorally infected youth (BIY), YTW reported higher rates of unemployment (25% vs. 19%), limited educational achievement (42% v...

Apr, 2015
Article
Authors:

Rubin D, Kreider A, Matone M, Huang YS, Feudtner C, Ross M, Localio R

IMPORTANCE: Second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) have increasingly been prescribed to Medicaid-enrolled children, either singly or in a medication combination. Although metabolic adverse effects have been linked to SGA use in youths, estimating the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus, a...

Mar, 2015
Article
Authors:

Kenyon CC, Auger KA, Adams SA, Loechtenfedlt AM, Moses JM

OPINION STATEMENT: Asthma is one of the leading causes of pediatric hospitalization in the USA. This review summarizes evidence-based practices for inpatient pediatric asthma treatment, including routine care, care escalation, and discharge care, along with established and emerging inpat...

Mar, 2015
Article
Authors:

Kenyon CC, Rubin DM, Zorc JJ, Mohamad Z, Faerber JA, Feudtner C

OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between posthospitalization prescription fills for recommended asthma discharge medication classes and subsequent hospital readmission. STUDY DESIGN: This was a retrospective cohort analysis of Medicaid Analytic Extract files from 12 geographically ...

Feb, 2015
Authors:

Zlotnik S, Croughan P, Noonan K

ChildStat is a management accountability and quality improvement process that was created to examine New York City’s child welfare outcomes. This 28-page guide describes the history, goals and core features of the approach, along with lessons learned about implementation. It also shows h...

Feb, 2015
Article
Authors:

Fiks A

Accelerated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which channeled $19 billion in federal money to promote the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs),1 health information technology is increasingly available and able to support the delivery of high-quality health ca...

Feb, 2015
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Authors: Rachel Meadows, Kate Sell, Elias Blinkoff, Narissa Williams, and Laura Repcheck

Senior Editors: Kathleen Noonan, David Rubin, and Maureen Byrnes

While the Great Recession technically ended in June 2009, many families, including those with children, continue to feel the effects of the United States’ most serious economic contraction since the Great Depression. As of 2013, 14.7 million children were in poverty, a significant increa...

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