Evidence to Action Briefs

Despite the well-documented benefits of and broad bipartisan support for children’s coverage, the U.S. has seen rising numbers of uninsured children since 2017, with nearly half a million children losing insurance coverage. Increasing premiums and rising out-of-pocket costs in the...

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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...

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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...

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

This Evidence to Action brief presents data from the longitudinal Children’s Stability and Well-Being study (CSAW), which followed a cohort of children in foster care placement, and identifies related systems recommendations to improve school success for children involved with chil...

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David Rubin, Amanda O’Reilly, Sarah Zlotnik, Taylor Hendricks, Catherine Zorc, Meredith Matone, Kathleen Noonan

This Evidence to Action brief draws on lessons learned through PolicyLab's evaluation of the Pennsylvania Nurse-Family Partnership, and presents key concepts and recommendations for public health program evaluation. As many maternal and child home visitation programs scale up unde...

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Meredith Matone, Cara Curtis, Arina Chesnokova, Katherine Yun, Amanda Kreider, Meredith Curtis, David Rubin

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