|Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters
Despite the fact that the U.S. government currently supports hundreds of data sets and measures through federal surveys and administrative data systems, the United States lacks robust national- and...
|Depression in Parents, Parenting, and Children: Opportunities to Improve Identification, Treatment, and Prevention
Depression is a widespread condition affecting approximately 7.5 million parents in the U.S. each year and may be putting at least 15 million children at risk for adverse health outcomes. Based on...
|Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth: Assessing and Improving Child Health
Children's health has clearly improved over the past several decades. Significant and positive gains have been made in lowering rates of infant mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases and...
|From Neurons to Neighborhoods:The Science of Early Childhood Development
How we raise young children is one of today's most highly personalized and sharply politicized issues, in part because each of us can claim some level of "expertise." The debate has intensified as...
|Youth, Pornography, and the Internet
The Internet has changed the way we access the world. This is especially true for kids, who soak up new technologies like eager little sponges. They have access to an enormous array of material,...
|Children of Immigrants: Health, Adjustment, and Public Assistance
Immigrant children and youth are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, and so their prospects bear heavily on the well-being of the country. Children of Immigrants represents some of the...
|Longitudinal Surveys of Children
The Committee and the Board on Children, Youth, and Families convened in September a workshop to discuss ways to foster greater collaboration and sharing of information among principal investigators...