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 Viewpoint discusses the potential to create a national health data system with detailed patient- and hospital-level data sets that could help identify gaps in care; scientifically test regional, state, and federal policies in an iterative manner; and improve health care and outcomes nationwide.
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 population-based survey of adolescents in grades 9 to 12 reports on the effectiveness of antibullying legislation in reducing students’ risk of being bullied and cyberbullied.
Buescher and coauthors update cost estimates associated with autism spectrum disorders. See also the editorial by Shattuck and Roux.
This systematic review and meta-analysis reports on the self-reported reasons why children and youth around the world become street-involved.
Chriqui and coauthors examine the association between district and state policy and/or law requirements regarding competitive food and beverages and public elementary school availability of foods and beverages high in fats, sugars, and/or sodium.
This consensus statement discusses measures to reduce the mortality and severe disability associated with potentially avoidable congenital disorders and their consequences for the children affected.
Chriqui et al examine the potential influence that the federal rule may have based on peer-reviewed published studies examining the relationship between state laws and/or school district policies and student body mass index and weight outcomes, consumption, and availability of competitive foods and beverages.