This cohort study investigates whether children carrying the 7-repeat allele of the DRD4 gene living under adverse economic conditions have different fat intakes than those living in a healthy environment.
Wang et al conduct a case study of the Massachusetts Essential School Health program to demonstrate the cost-benefit of school health services delivered by full-time registered nurses. See also the editorial by Taras.
Using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study data, the GBD Pediatrics Collaboration investigators determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.
Roman et al test if participation in the Michigan statewide enhanced prenatal care program, the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP), accounting for program timing and dosage, reduced risk for low birth weight and gestational age, particularly among black women.
This special communication identifies 10 urgent priorities for the health and health care of US children.
This Viewpoint discusses how the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities developed policy recommendations in the absence of trial data, relying strongly on aggregate testimony from communities.
This Special Communication emphasizes the need to develop practices and policies to address adverse childhood experiences from the prenatal period through the first 3 years of life to prevent and manage stress-related disorders.
This Special Communication examines responses to an Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs member survey aimed at defining principles of lifelong learning in pediatric medicine and determining the approaches and strategies used by chairs to assess knowledge and competence across the care, research, and teaching missions.
This Viewpoint discusses the development of a nationally representative longitudinal birth cohort study in the United States that would examine the social, physical, chemical, and nutritional influences that interact to shape health and development across the life course.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effects of in-person resource navigation services vs written community resource information on social needs and child health.
This Viewpoint recommends that the research model for the Children’s Oncology Group be emulated to study the effects of inhaled nitric oxide in neonates to establish acceptable practice patterns and lower the economic burden on the US health care system.