#HealthRankings

The 2015 County Health Rankings have arrived with easy-to-use snapshots of overall health for nearly every county in the nation.

The 2015 County Health Rankings have arrived with easy-to-use snapshots of overall health for nearly every county in the nation.

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60%

of the nation’s counties seeing drops in premature death—but 40% are not improving. #HealthRankings

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A message from RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

A message from RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

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A national Culture of Health must embrace a wide variety of beliefs, customs and values. Our goal is to weave these many threads of health into the richly textured fabric we call American life.

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    RWJF Sports Award Accepting Applications for 2015 Honor

    The RWJF Sports Award recognizes how sports drive change in communities by leveraging unique assets to support a Culture of Health.

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    Bigger, Better Health Data from Patients Themselves

    New mobile apps will provide a rich source of research data on five diseases, from those who know their conditions best. The data will be collected and aggregated on a platform developed by an RWJF grantee, using a software framework developed by Apple.  

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    Are Sugary Drinks Healthy? Most Parents Think So

    Many parents believe that some types of drinks with added sugar—especially fruit drinks, sports drinks and flavored water—are healthy options for children. Nutritional claims on packages are important factors in purchases.

    What do researchers recommend?

    The Secret Life of a Great Recess

    The Secret Life of a Great Recess

    On a Playworks playground, all kids are engaged and having fun, while learning how to settle their own disagreements through play. They return to class from recess energized and ready to learn. Follow 4th grade student Kiani, who shows how recess has changed her Brooklyn elementary school and her own life, too.

    The Secret Life of a Great Recess

    On a Playworks playground, all kids are engaged and having fun, while learning how to settle their own disagreements through play. They return to class from recess energized and ready to learn. Follow 4th grade student Kiani, who shows how recess has changed her Brooklyn elementary school and her own life, too.

    Nurturing Opportunities for Good Health

    Williamson, W.Va., leads its state in obesity, hypertension and diabetes. But now, residents are working together, in some cases drawing in sectors not normally associated with health, to create a community in which good health is becoming an expectation.

    Find out how Williamson is moving the needle

    Get the Inside View on Health Policy

    Read the latest expert research, two-page briefs, insightful analyses, and handy fast facts on the key health and health care issues of the day, across a broad array of important topics.

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