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.
April 22, 2009 | Video/Story
More Than Wheels is an innovative program that makes cars affordable for the working poor.
April 2, 2009 | Video
Video report summarizes findings of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Commission to Build a Healthier America.
Conversation: Recommendations of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Commission to Build a Healthier America
April 2, 2009 | Video
Commissioner and former ABC News anchor Carole Simpson hosts a video dialogue exploring the commission's findings.
March 31, 2009 | Video
Seven men and women who have served as the nation's surgeon general come together to call for action.
$19-Billion stimulus infusion good start, but researchers warn steep climb ahead to get hospitals to go digital.
March 25, 2009 | News Release/Video
Contrary to conventional wisdom, only a tiny fraction of U.S. hospitals have full health information technology (HIT) systems in place to improve how they deliver care, says the New England Journal of Medicine in the March 26 online edition.
March 20, 2009 | News Release/Video
"Positive deviance" efforts turn the tide on antibiotic-resistant infections.
March 10, 2009 | News Release/Video
New report finds public health programs at risk during economic downturn.
March 10, 2009 | Video
With some of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS, childhood obesity and infant mortality, Washington, D.C., is a city in need of strong investments in public health.
March 4, 2009 | Audio
Professor Sir Michael Marmot, chair of the World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health and director of the International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, was the first lecturer in a series sponsored by Martin Seligman.
February 28, 2009 | Video/Story
An international coalition is helping the health care sector become ecologically sustainable and reduce harm to public health and the environment.