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.
September 17, 2012 | Feature/Topic
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
May 15, 2013 | Story/Video
The What's Next Health series features leading thinkers and visionaries. danah boyd—social scientist and high priestess of Internet friendship—challenge our assumptions and discusses what this means for health.
January 26, 2012 | Video
We profile six remarkable grantees representing three key RWJF programs, all shining examples of our support for "human capital."
November 1, 2011 | Video/Story
It's more than two or more health professionals working side by side; it's about respect and understanding.
September 1, 2011 | Audio
Pre-retirees may underestimate health, financial challenges of retirement, poll from NPR, RWJF and Harvard School of Public Health shows.
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.
March 8, 2011 | Audio
Toolkit offers states a guide to designing health insurance exchanges.
January 31, 2011 | Video
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) believes real health care reform happens at the local level.
January 5, 2011 | Video
Videos Highlight Local Reform Efforts in AF4Q Communities
March 29, 2010 | Video
Insights from experts at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health.
New Study Shows Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by Hospital-Acquired Infections Kill 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion to Treat
February 21, 2010 | News Release/Video
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.