RWJF News Releases
September 4, 2014 | News Release
Adult obesity in the U.S. remain high. The 2014 annual report, The State of Obesity, shows that obesity rates increased in six states. See the report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
NPR/RWJF/Harvard School of Public Health Poll Finds Health Most Common Major Stressful Event in Americans’ Lives Last Year
July 7, 2014 | News Release
An NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard study looks at what stresses Americans out—and how to ease the strain.
July 7, 2011 | News Release
Since 1995 rates have doubled or nearly doubled in 17 states.
June 29, 2010 | News Release
Striking disparities persist; obesity rates highest among Blacks and in Southern states.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release, Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
March 18, 2009 | News Release
Treating hypertension and obesity key to heart failure prevention.
How Fast and What Type of Imaging Elderly Low-Back Pain Patients Get Linked to Patient/Physician Traits Not Clinical Indications
May 25, 2009 | News Release
Archives study underscores need for quality metrics to measure overuse of care.
August 17, 2009 | News Release
Letter signed by leaders of six major foundations says prevention measures must be "scaled up."
September 1, 2009 | News Release
Proposal Includes Accountable Payment Systems, Insurance Reform and Personal Responsibility