RWJF News Releases
August 6, 2013 | News Release
James S. Marks, senior vice president and director of the RWJF Health Group, issued a statement regarding a report from the CDC that obesity rates among young children from low-income families are falling in 18 states and one U.S. territory.
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.
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.
Most Entrees at Chain Restaurants Fail to Meet Federal Nutrition Recommendations for Adults or Children
July 20, 2012 | News Release
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.
March 19, 2013 | News Release
New study reveals striking understaffing for critically ill babies compared with national guidelines.
August 14, 2008 | News Release
Uninsured children are three times more likely not to visit the doctor.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Doubles Its Commitment to Helping All Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight
February 5, 2015 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicates an additional $500 million to helping all children grow up at a healthy weight. Building on an earlier commitment in 2007, RWJF will have dedicated $1 billion to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic.
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."