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.
December 1, 2009 | Report, Video
Twenty states score six or less out of 10 key indicators.
November 2, 2009 | Video, Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.
August 10, 2009 | Audio
The RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America hosts a webinar on improving access to healthy foods and the challenges for some to choose and maintain healthy eating habits.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
June 22, 2009 | Video, Story
Historic law will protect kids, help smokers quit.
May 15, 2009 | News Release, Video
Six states have increased taxes in 2009; North Carolina, Wisconsin Approve Statewide Smoke-Free Laws.
March 31, 2009 | Video
Seven men and women who have served as the nation's surgeon general come together to call for action.
February 8, 2009 | Issue Brief, Video
Learn more in this informational video.
August 19, 2008 | Audio
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.
June 4, 2008 | Video, Survey/Poll
In order to improve the process, a new role was created for a resource nurse and the traditional charge nurse role was eliminated.