RWJF News Releases
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release, Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
July 17, 2008 | News Release, Video
Return on investment of more than 5 to 1; focus on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition, and preventing smoking
March 10, 2009 | News Release, Video
New report finds public health programs at risk during economic downturn.
May 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
States ranked by size of gap in adult health; people who have the least education have the worst health in every state and the District of Columbia.