General & Maternal and Child Health
The Health Coverage Gap and Young Adults
Millions of young adults in America are still uninsured. Young Invincibles has published fact sheets on the health coverage gaps in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia to bring awareness on this issue, as well as explain how Medicaid expansion could benefit low-income, uninsured young adults. To view the fact sheets, click here.
Women & Infant Health
Vital Signs: Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies
CDC analyzed data from the 2011–2013 National Survey of Family Growth to generate U.S. prevalence estimates of risk for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy for 4,303 non-pregnant, nonsterile women aged 15–44 years, by selected demographic and behavioral factors. To read the full study, click here.
Child & Adolescent Health
The Role of Research in Promoting Social Change: Teen Pregnancy Prevention as a Case Study
The 9th annual Kristin Anderson Moore Lecture featured renowned teen pregnancy prevention advocate Sarah S. Brown, who co-founded and, for nearly 20 years, led The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy as its CEO. To view the achieved webinar and download slides, click here.