$1 Million RWJF Grant Advances CDC Response to Ebola Outbreak
Early childhood influences—family income, education, and other factors—can have a big influence on later health. This brief explains the issue, and explores solutions.
One good sign in particular, according to an RWJF-supported report: Hospital adoption of at least basic electronic health records stood at nearly 60 percent in 2013—four times the 2010 rate. More progress is needed across the board, though.
As our investment in Healthy Kids Healthy Communities wraps up, it’s a perfect time to celebrate those communities that have supported and nurtured healthy places, kids and families.
Faced with an aging population and greater demands on primary care, why are so many states seemingly determined to prevent advanced practice registered nurses from delivering care up to the full extent of their training?
Too many people receive tests and treatments they don't need—tests and treatments that can even be harmful for them. Emily Ganos writes about a new program in which Young Innovators will pilot programs to teach clinicians how not to overdo it.
A study shows that most students from kindergarten through grade 12 like the new healthier meals rolled out in fall 2012. About the same number of students, or more, were buying lunch during the 2012-13 school year as did during the previous school year.
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