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Health and Medical Care among the Children of Immigrants

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New research out of Cornell University's College of Human Ecology found that low-income children of immigrants have much poorer health than low-income children of citizens, as reported in a special section of the journal Child Development.

In Utero Exposure to DDT and DDE and Neurodevelopment Among Young Mexican American Children

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Abstract of an article published July, 2006 in Pediatrics.

Blueprint for Protecting Children in Agriculture: The 2012 National Action Plan

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The 2012 Blueprint for Protecting Children in Agriculture. Awarded 2013 Paper of the year by the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH), this National Action Plan takes an updated look at preventing childhood agricultural injury and death.

CHAMACOS Study

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The CHAMACOS study is a longitudinal birth cohort study examining chemicals and other factors in the environment and children's health. 

In 1999-2000, CHAMACOS enrolled 601 pregnant women living in the agircultural Salinas Valley.  They are following their children through age 12 to measure their exposures to pesticides and other chemicals and to determine if this exposure impacts their growth, health, and development. 

Developing the 2012 National Action Plan for Protecting Children in Agriculture

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Barbara C. Lee PhD, Susan S. Gallagher MPH, Amy K. Liebman MPA, MA, Mary E. Miller RN, MN & Barbara Marlenga PhD (2012)Journal of Agromedicine, 17:2, 88-93

The Health and Well-Being of Children in Rural Areas: A Portrait of the Nation 2007

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Published by HRSA's MCHB in September 2011, the chartbook is based on data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH). This is the second round of the survey; however, some questions were revised since the 2003 survey, and not all findings are comparable to those from the 2003 survey.

Indicators report on the health and well-being of children in rural areas, presenting information on the health status and risk and protective factors experienced by children on a National level.

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