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Results Total Results: 16

Mar, 2017
Article
Authors:

Rubin D, Springer SH, Zlotnik S, Kang-Yi CD, Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care

 

ABSTRACT: As many as 3% of children in the United States live in kinship care arrangements with caregivers who are relatives but not the biological parents of the child. A growing body of evidence suggests that children who cannot live with their biological parents fare better, overall, ...

Mar, 2017
Article
Authors:

Jenssen BP, Wilson KM

ABSTRACT: Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, and exposure to tobacco smoke harms children from conception forward. There is no safe level of tobacco exposure. While overall smoking rates have declined, the advent of new products, such as electroni...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Matone M, Minkovitz C, Quarshie W, Rubin M

Half of female youth nationally with current or former experience in the child welfare system—the system responsible for responding to abuse and neglect of children and providing services to support vulnerable children and families—have a pregnancy by age 19 and nearly half have multiple...

Nov, 2016
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Gerdes M, Rothman B, Igbokidi V, Doughterty S, Localio R, Boyd RC

We sought to determine feasibility and acceptability of parental depression screening in urban pediatric practices. We recruited seven practices to participate. Patient Health Questionnaire-2, a validated two-item screening tool, was used to screen for depressive symptoms at 1-3 year old...

Aug, 2016
Article
Authors:

Griffis H, Matone M, Kellom K, Concors EQuarshie WFrench B, Rubin D, Cronholm PF

BACKGROUND: Home visiting programs represent an important primary prevention strategy for adverse prenatal health behaviors; the various ways in which home visiting programs impact prenatal smoking cessation and reduction behaviors remain understudied. METHODS: Mixed methods approach us...

Aug, 2016
Article
Authors:

Burson RC, Buttenheim AM, Armstrong A, Feemster KA

ABSTRACT: Vaccine-preventable deaths amongst adults remain a major public health concern, despite continued efforts to increase vaccination rates in this population. Alternative approaches to immunization delivery may help address under-vaccination amongst adults. This systematic review ...

Aug, 2016
Article
Authors:

Jenssen BP, Shelov ED, Bonafide CP, Bernstein SL, Fiks AG, Bryant-Stephens T

OBJECTIVES: To create and evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and usability of a clinical decision support (CDS) tool within the electronic health record (EHR) to help pediatricians provide smoking cessation counseling and treatment to parents of hospitalized children exposed to sec...

May, 2016
Article
Authors:

Gregory EF, Goldshore MA, Henderson JL, Weatherford RD, Showell NN

 

BACKGROUND: Obesity is widespread and treatment strategies have demonstrated limited success. Changes to obstetrical practice in response to obesity may support obesity prevention by influencing offspring growth trajectories. METHODS: This retrospective cohort study examined growth amon...

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