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.
July 20, 2009 | Video
Recommendations of a NAPA/NASI study panel.
January 31, 2011 | Video
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) believes real health care reform happens at the local level.
November 10, 2009 | Report/Video/Presentation Material
Nearly two-thirds rank prevention investments as important.
December 1, 2009 | Issue Brief/Audio/Presentation Material/Report/Video
Health policy experts discuss various care management programs which seek to reduce costs while enhancing quality for people with complex health care needs. Patients with complex health care needs account for a high percentage of annual medical ex ...
March 20, 2009 | News Release/Video
"Positive deviance" efforts turn the tide on antibiotic-resistant infections.
March 29, 2007 | Video/Story
Keeping our nation's children healthy and better prepared to learn in school and succeed in life.
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.
September 1, 2009 | Issue Brief/Video
This synthesis provides policy-makers with a framework for evaluating the cost-effectiveness literature and investigates the economic evidence for investing in clinical preventive care.
October 1, 2009 | Video/Story
What grassroots can do to tackle second-hand smoke and other public health challenges.
April 30, 2009 | Video/Story
This story highlights three complementary initiatives to expand coverage.