RWJF Forum Series
This forum series, co-sponsored by RWJF, brings physicians, neuroscientists and the public together to understand "the big question: why we have the placebo effect."
Hurricane Sandy tested the capabilities of the public health system, and public health officials responded in heroic fashion—keeping our communities safe and healthy before, through, and after storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs. Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined.
Every community needs the building blocks to give everyone the chance to make healthy choices, so we can all share in a culture of health.
October 6, 2011 | Video, Story
Hear from members of Action Coalitions who are working around the country to implement recommendations from the Institute of Medicine's report on the nursing profession.
September 28, 2011 | Audio
The Intersection of Community Development and Health
September 27, 2011 | Audio
As a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more than 30 million people are expected to be newly insured, many of whom will be seeking a source for primary care.
September 14, 2011 | News Release, Video
The goal of PHAB’s accreditation program, is to protect and improve Americas’ health by advancing the quality and performance of all of the nation’s public health departments.
September 1, 2011 | Audio
Pre-retirees may underestimate health, financial challenges of retirement, poll from NPR, RWJF and Harvard School of Public Health shows.
August 23, 2011 | Video
RWJF will reverse the rise in childhood obesity by the Year 2015.
August 19, 2011 | Video
This short infographic video explains what health insurance exchanges are as a part of health reform.
August 8, 2011 | Video, Story
Aligning Forces for Quality takes root in Humboldt County, Calif.
July 29, 2011 | Video, Story
The Interrupters follows this RWJF-supported program and its work in Chicago neighborhoods.
July 14, 2011 | Video
Publicly reporting information on the quality of care that doctors and hospitals provide serves important purposes.