March 1, 2005 | News Release
First recipient of Steve Patterson Sports Philanthropy Award.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.
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.
July 28, 2009 | News Release
Landmark study pinpoints the shortcomings, poor enforcement of nutrition and activity guidelines.
February 3, 2009 | News Release, Story
RWJF President Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., says the signing (SCHIP) "extends a vital safety net for millions of hard-working parents who aren't offered insurance for their kids through their jobs, or can't afford the coverage that is offered."
Study Finds Youth Smoking Would be Much Lower if States Followed CDC Guidelines for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Spending
January 30, 2005 | News Release
State investments fall far short of CDC-recommended levels; tobacco industry spent 14 times more marketing cigarettes than states did to prevent smoking and to help smokers quit in 2002.
October 12, 2009 | News Release
Fifty-three percent of kids surveyed visited a corner store daily, five days per week; Chips and candy top the list of items purchased, but efforts are being made to increase healthy options.