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Immigrant-Inclusive Policies Promote Child and Family Health

In this issue of AJPH, findings by Miller et al. (p. 1738) suggest that anti-immigrant rhetoric and proposed changes to public charge during the early years of the Trump administration significantly […]

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Changes in Economic Hardships Arising During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Differences by Nativity and Race

Abstract Hardships in early childhood impact health. Few longitudinal studies have examined pandemic-related hardships among families with young children by race/ethnicity or nativity. We used prospective longitudinal data from 1,165 […]

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022 – Dr. Eddie Ochoa & Tanya Nixon-Silberg at “Equity & You: Raising Anti-Racist Children”

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Maternal depression and anxiety exacerbate hardships — How to help the mothers in your life

Recall the last time you told a child “no” and how it made you feel. If you are a parent, you say “no” a lot: No, we cannot stay at […]

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 – Watch the Recording for Lessons from the Pandemic: Impact of the Child Tax Credit

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 – Watch the Recording for ‘I Didn’t Have to Worry’ Report Press Conference

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ʻI didn’t have to worryʼ – How the Child Tax Credit Helped Families Catch Up on Rent and Improved Health

In July 2021, nearly 60 million children in 35 million families across the United States started receiving crucial financial relief through monthly payments from the advance Child Tax Credit (CTC). […]

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Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Ruling

As pediatricians and public health researchers committed to advancing health equity for all families with young children – particularly families marginalized by unjust policies and systemic racism – we are […]

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Harness the Power of Your Story: How Storytelling Informs Policy

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” – Former U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm, New York At any level, our elected officials’ fundamental role […]