Volume 2 Issue 3 (2009)
International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5930
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue on “Break the Cycle of Adverse Health and Developmental Disparities for Children”

Edited by I. Leslie Rubin, Robert J. Geller, Janice Nodvin, Kelly Ace and Joav Merrick


Break the cycle to improve health and developmental outcomes for all children
I. Leslie Rubin, Robert J. Geller, Janice Nodvin, Kelly Ace, and Joav Merrick

Review Articles

Breaking the cycle of disadvantage and disability for low-income and minority children with asthma: Pragmatic solutions for easier breathing
Brian Basinger

A media reflection:Combating mass media’s influence on the cycle of disadvantage and disability
Rasaan Jones

The regulation of agricultural pesticides in North Carolina: Implications for migrant farm workers and their families
Kara M. Koehrn and Martha H. Keating

Pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in migrant farmworker children of South Georgia
Rachel Kauffman, Michele Marcus, Judith L. Wold, and Chensheng Lu

Uninsured children: Characteristics, consequences and solutions
Kathryn Kay Lemmond

Original Articles

Use of undergraduate curriculum as a vehicle for breaking the cycle of environmental health disparities within disadvantaged communities
Dominique Bibbins and Joanne Chu

Obesity intervention strategies and the built environment in Durha
Kelly Henderson and Pamela Maxson

The impact of multi-level factors on family planning use among Mayan-Quiché couples in the rural highlands of Guatemala
Kathryn L. Schmidt, Carol J. Hogue, and Karen L. Andes

The relationship of BMI to menarche differs by race in three nationally representative samples of girls in the United States
Amparo G. Gonzalez-Feliciano, Mildred Maisonet, and Michele Marcus

In utero exposure to a brominated flame retardant and male growth and development
Chanley M. Small, Metrecia L. Terrell, Lorraine L. Cameron, Julie Wirth, Carolyn P. Monteilh, and Michele Marcus

Heritability of age at menarche and menstrual cycle length in a population exposed to a brominated flame retardant
Kira C. Taylor, Chanley M. Small, Michael P Epstein, Metrecia L. Terrell, and Michele Marcus

Impact of chronic pain and other health problems on the quality of life in children and young adults with spina bifida
David Wood, Graham Watts, Kimberlea Hauser, Panta Rouhani, and Jaime Frias

Parental Knowledge of Disaster Preparedness in Schools
Delon F.P. Brennen, Myra Barnes-Eley, and Michael P. Poirier

Case Report

Service dogs: Facilitating the abilities of children with intellectual or behavioral disabilities
Yvonne W. Fry-Johnson, Suzanne Powell, and Donnie Kanter Winokur

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