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.
January 30, 2013 | News Release
Avoidable hospitalizations in Cuyahoga County, Ohio—one of RWJF’s Aligning Forces for Quality communities—fell by nearly 3,000 for patients with common cardiovascular conditions, saving more than $20 million in health care costs.
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 25, 2014 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards a $1 million grant to the CDC Foundation to try to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic.
March 2, 2011 | Story, News Release
Dr. Orleans has led many national efforts to identify and spread effective clinical, public health, and health care systems-based approaches to health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.
February 18, 2009 | News Release
Congress urged to grant FDA authority over tobacco products.
May 29, 2008 | News Release
July 28, 2014 | News Release
This intervention model was found effective in preventing or slowing the progression of psychosis among youth. It warrants expansion to help youth and to alleviate the burden of mental-health related problems health care and other systems face.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
December 9, 2013 | News Release
Fifteen years after master settlement, states have spent 2.3 percent of their tobacco money on prevention.