Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, talks about why students need healthy foods in schools.
Mary Story, director of Healthy Eating Research, and Tracy Fox, president of Food, Nutrition and Policy Consultants, discuss why we need healthier beverage standards.
The RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize honors outstanding community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. These communities are creating a culture of health in their backyards. They were selected in 2013 from more than 160 applicants for their innovative strategies.
In 2006, Terry Huang, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, proposed a new approach to combating childhood obesity: architecture. VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.
October 12, 2010 | Video/Story
Clare County, Michigan, ranked last in its state in this nationwide assessment. Here's how local officials developed the tools and information to help improve the health of county citizens.
June 15, 2010 | Audio/Journal Article
Researchers evaluate health metrics.
October 27, 2009 | Story/Video
Nurse-Family Partnership programs such as Kane Kares help change the lives of vulnerable first-time mothers and their babies through ongoing home visits from registered nurses.
January 7, 2009 | Video/Story
How the Portland Identification and Early Referral program intervenes to prevent severe mental illness in teens and young adults.
May 9, 2011 | Video/Story
In Nashville, a coalition of faith leaders seeks to improve health and prevent obesity by ensuring access to healthy foods in three underserved neighborhoods without quality grocery stores.