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.
July 15, 2009 | Video, Story
A prevention strategy progress report.
July 15, 2009 | Video
Cure Violence engages the community to work with young people at high risk of being involved in violence, provides on-the-spot alternatives to shooting, and works to change social norms about gun violence.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
June 30, 2009 | Story, Audio
Cincinnati's Diabetes Footprint Campaign
June 30, 2009 | Video, Story
Patients are empowered when they have information about their test results, medicines and the effectiveness of various treatments.
June 22, 2009 | Video, Story
Historic law will protect kids, help smokers quit.
June 10, 2009 | Video, Presentation Material
Experts in the field of health care payment discuss a variety of solutions to correct widespread deficiencies and increase value in our health care system.
May 21, 2009 | Report, Video
If reforms are not enacted, health care costs for businesses could double over the next decade, while millions more become uninsured.
May 15, 2009 | News Release, Video
Six states have increased taxes in 2009; North Carolina, Wisconsin Approve Statewide Smoke-Free Laws.
May 6, 2009 | Video, Story
Listen to audio podcasts featuring public health experts and read more about H1N1 flu.