06/03/2014 | The LA Times
The result of subsidizing fruits and vegetables purchased with food stamps and prohibiting the purchase of sugar-sweetened beverages are improved nutrition, weight loss and lower rates of Type 2 diabetes, according to an RWJF-funded study.
06/02/2014 | Healthcare Informatics
Consensus is that patient-generated data makes more sense in a value-based-care world. The Health Data Exploration project from UC San Diego and UC Irvine has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from RWJF to create a network to study how to share personal data.Read the Healthcare Informatics article
05/29/2014 | Montgomery Advertiser
Good news for Alabama on the childhood obesity front—an RWJF-supported report shows that the state has met most updated USDA nutrition standards.Read more
05/28/2014 | Forbes
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05/27/2014 | Huffington Post Blog
Within the United States, your zip code can be more determinant than your genetic code in determining how long you will live, and how well.
05/27/2014 | Wing of Zock, powered by the AAMC
A seed was planted for Flip the Clinic during a visit to RWJF’s offices by Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, says Senior Program Officer Michael Painter, which coincided with the first day on the job of Entrepreneur in Residence Thomas Goetz, former executive editor of Wired magazine.Read the Wing of Zock story
05/23/2014 | The Star-Ledger
A new RWJF report suggests the percentage of New Jersey residents who are uninsured is on its way to being the lowest in nearly 25 years. It's the first look at the Affordable Care Act’s impact on the Garden State.Read more
05/23/2014 | NJ Spotlight
Many more New Jersey residents have health insurance, according to a new RWJF report. The number fell by a significant amount in the early months of Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation.Read more
05/22/2014 | NorthJersey.com
The number of people in New Jersey lacking health insurance is at its lowest level since 1990. An RWJF report says uninsurance dropped a third even before the late March increase in insurance sign-ups.Read more
05/20/2014 | National Journal
There's a possibility that increased health spending will boost premiums under the Affordable Care Act in the coming year, an RWJF report suggests, but the same report predicts massive increases might not occur because of other factors—notably, competition.Read more
At RWJF, building a Culture of Health means working as an ally to make getting healthy and staying healthy a vital part of American culture. It means spotlighting places where the seeds of healthy actions are being planted and working alongside people across the country to turn small victories into a national movement.