Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan Facilitate Discussion with Youth Leaders from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships Initiative
December 2, 2009 | News Release
Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships (Start Strong) is the largest initiative ever funded to target 11-to-14-year-olds to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
July 7, 2008 | News Release
More than 9 in 10 high schools sell foods and beverages in vending machines and a la carte.
August 14, 2008 | News Release
Uninsured children are three times more likely not to visit the doctor.
December 9, 2008 | News Release
New poll reveals that parents see school playground as key to helping kids stay physically active, focused in the classroom.
October 30, 2006 | News Release
Study finds that some tobacco industry sponsored prevention ads targeted at parents may increase likelihood of teen smoking.
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.
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.