What does building a Culture of Health mean to you? At RWJF, it means working hand-in-hand with all Americans to transform what it means to be a healthier nation, finding the places where the seeds of a Culture of Health are being planted, and joining forces to build small victories into a national movement.

Fewer Calories on the Shelves

Major food and beverage companies cut 6.4 trillion calories from the U.S. market, and contribute to declines in caloric purchases among families.

Major food and beverage companies cut 6.4 trillion calories from the U.S. market, and contribute to declines in caloric purchases among families.

Where were the biggest cuts?
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Our own vision—to build a Culture of Health that offers everyone opportunities to make healthy choices, no matter where we live or how well off we are—cannot be realized without cooperation from the business community.

James S Marks, MD, RWJF senior vice president

Changes from 16 leading companies meant families with kids were buying fewer calories in 2012 than in 2007

Honors for 250 Healthy Schools

President Bill Clinton and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognized schools for their exemplary efforts to promote healthy eating and physical activity.

President Bill Clinton and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognized schools for their exemplary efforts to promote healthy eating and physical activity.

Learn why these schools set the standard

When we feel better, not only do we do schoolwork better but we treat each other better as well.

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    What Makes and Keeps People Healthy?

    Join RWJF on Friday, November 7, at 12 p.m. for a live discussion with leaders building bridges to improve population health. Experts will discuss successful strategies and partnerships to help the different silos of the system work better together, and improve health inside and outside the doctor’s office.

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    Exploring Cutting-Edge Ideas and Trends

    Episode 6 of the Pioneering Ideas podcast series looks at innovations that ask, “What if?” We explore simple shifts in perspective, from doctors sharing notes with patients to rethinking how we help those in poverty, and we hear a historian’s take on building a Culture of Health.

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    Our Next Big Chance

    Our Next Big Chance

    Our Next Big Chance

    The nation achieved historic gains in health insurance enrollment last year, but our work is not done. RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, reminds us that the upcoming open enrollment period presents an opportunity for us to build a Culture of Health together that includes affordable health insurance for all.

    Our Next Big Chance

    The nation achieved historic gains in health insurance enrollment last year, but our work is not done. RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, reminds us that the upcoming open enrollment period presents an opportunity for us to build a Culture of Health together that includes affordable health insurance for all.

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