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.
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.
March 16, 2010 | Video
Exploring RWJF's efforts to improve quality. compared to the health care in other countries, U.S. care is high-cost and low-quality.
May 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
States ranked by size of gap in adult health; people who have the least education have the worst health in every state and the District of Columbia.
New Study Shows Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by Hospital-Acquired Infections Kill 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion to Treat
February 21, 2010 | News Release/Video
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.
August 8, 2011 | Video/Story
Aligning Forces for Quality takes root in Humboldt County, Calif.
October 1, 2009 | Book/Video
Feature: The Power and Potential of Personal Health Records
Personal Health Records and Health Information Technology--Costs, Policies and the Incentives Driving Adoption
November 7, 2009 | Book/Video
In order for PHRs to flourish, health care providers must increase their systematic use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information management systems that communicate with personal health records.
April 12, 2011 | Video
Measuring physician and hospital performance around the country.
January 7, 2009 | Video/Story
How the Portland Identification and Early Referral program intervenes to prevent severe mental illness in teens and young adults.
November 2, 2009 | Video/Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.