RWJF News Releases
Study Predicts Tax on Calories in Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Would Reduce Consumption of Beverage Calories
June 2, 2014 | News Release
Calorie-based tax on sugar-sweetened beverages imposes less cost to consumers than volume-based ounce tax and would result in reduced consumption of calories.
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
January 30, 2014 | News Release
RWJF's $1.5 million grant to the NY/NJ Snowflake Youth Foundation helps repair youth organizations damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Most Entrees at Chain Restaurants Fail to Meet Federal Nutrition Recommendations for Adults or Children
July 20, 2012 | News Release
November 9, 2011 | News Release
Study shows statewide rates for overweight and obesity among school-age children may be leveling off, but progress is uneven across counties.
July 7, 2011 | News Release
Since 1995 rates have doubled or nearly doubled in 17 states.
August 3, 2010 | News Release
Report commissioned by Healthy Eating Research offers recommendations to increase access to healthy foods.
December 8, 2009 | News Release
Study finds most states could easily improve regulations aimed at promoting healthy eating and physical activity in young children.
States Selected to Participate in $15 Million Initiative to Increase Coverage for Uninsured Children
February 16, 2009 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides funding and support to maximize enrollment in CHIP and Medicaid in eight states.
August 14, 2008 | News Release
Uninsured children are three times more likely not to visit the doctor.