Evidence to Action Briefs

Despite significant national attention to shootings involving children, and resulting calls for gun reform, little has been done to address gaps in research or promote policies that can help prevent child injury and death from firearms. As of 2018, firearm-related injury remained ...


Krass P, Cavello L, Sabrick J, Matone M, Rosenquist R, Fein JA

Note: This Evidence to Action brief was updated in January 2021 to include a note from the authors on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s health insurance coverage. The remaining content of the brief has not changed from original publication. Despite the well-docum...


Rubin D, Rosenquist R, McCarthy-Alfano M, Strane D, Glaser A

Despite availability and routine recommendation of these vaccines, approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States still die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. While ongoing vaccination programs help to keep these diseases at bay, some vaccine-preventabl...


Nabet B, Gable J, Eder J, Feemster K

This PolicyLab Evidence to Action brief provides information and recommendations for practitioners, administrators, and policymakers to ensure comprehensive care and support and improve health and well-being for gender non-conforming children and adolescents. Although the authors o...


Dowshen N, Meadows R, Byrnes M, Hawkins L, Eder J, Noonan K