October 28, 2009 | News Release
Survey for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation finds most parents willing to help schools improve food offerings and increase physical activity.
October 26, 2009 | News Release
Researchers release cereal rankings based on nutrition and marketing exposure.
October 12, 2009 | News Release
Fifty-three percent of kids surveyed visited a corner store daily, five days per week; Chips and candy top the list of items purchased, but efforts are being made to increase healthy options.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement on Announcement of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Prevention and Wellness Fund
September 17, 2009 | News Release/Story
A statement by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF president and CEO, regarding the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services announcement of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's.
August 17, 2009 | News Release
Letter signed by leaders of six major foundations says prevention measures must be "scaled up."
August 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
July 28, 2009 | News Release
Landmark study pinpoints the shortcomings, poor enforcement of nutrition and activity guidelines.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Trustee, Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., Nominated for Surgeon General of the United States
July 13, 2009 | News Release
Nominee praised for her expertise, credentials, judgment and passionate commitment to health care equity and social justice.
July 1, 2009 | Commentary
To address obesity in culturally diverse populations, interventions should include "real-world" practices that are adapted to cultural needs, values and resources, according to Terry L. Bazzarre, Ph.D., a former senior program director at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
July 1, 2009 | News Release/Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.