RWJF News Releases
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.
May 14, 2013 | News Release
Randomized controlled trial of popular recess program shows widespread benefits, including less bullying, more physical activity, and more time for teaching.
January 17, 2013 | News Release
Requiring daily physical education in school could help young people be active for 23 minutes per day, according to a new study.
August 15, 2012 | News Release
Children, teens in states with strong laws gained less weight as they got older than those in states without such policies.
June 26, 2012 | News Release
Updated standards for snacks, drinks sold in school likely to have positive impact, study finds.
October 29, 2010 | News Release
Dr. Toni Yancey, author and UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity co-director, discusses the positive impact of physical activity at Play On 2010 conference.
August 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
September 24, 2009 | News Release
Education initiative from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Playworks would reclaim 100,000 hours of lost class time at low-income schools.
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.
June 13, 2011 | News Release
President Bill Clinton to announce Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant renewal, honor 275 high-performing schools at the Healthy Schools Forum.