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.
January 1, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
What We're Learning about Coordinating Health Care for High-Utilizers.
Care About Your Care is a national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality of care.
May 15, 2013 | Story/Video
The What's Next Health series features leading thinkers and visionaries. Executive director of FutureMed, Daniel Kraft, MD, discusses approaches to "escape velocity" in health care.
December 14, 2010 | Video/Story
The NetWork for Better Futures video on the work of The Twin Cities of Minneapolis & Saint Paul to reduce recidivism, reduce the use of expensive public services, save tax payers money, and improve the lives of those living in our neighborhoods.
October 27, 2009 | Story/Video
Nurse-Family Partnership programs such as Kane Kares help change the lives of vulnerable first-time mothers and their babies through ongoing home visits from registered nurses.