RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
September 18, 2012 | News Release
The number of obese adults, along with related disease rates and health care costs, are on course to increase dramatically in every state in the country over the next 20 years, according to F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012.
June 15, 2010 | News Release, Video
West New York, New Jersey's Memorial High School earns first-ever Gold National Recognition Award from Alliance's Healthy Schools Program.
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.
January 12, 2011 | News Release
Healthy Schools Program provides free expert advice and resources to schools in all 50 states as they work to prevent childhood obesity.
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.
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.
August 6, 2012 | News Release
Sports drinks, other sugary beverages still widely available.
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.
April 24, 2013 | News Release
Obesity-prevention policies could save the U.S. billions of dollars in the long run. A new report from the Campaign to End Obesity shows that the way estimates for the costs of legislation are done now misses a lot of their value.
August 11, 2014 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation president Risa Lavizzo-Mourey urges the FDA to make nutrition facts label clearer and easier to use. See her recommendations.