July 7, 2011 | News Release
Since 1995 rates have doubled or nearly doubled in 17 states.
June 29, 2010 | News Release
Striking disparities persist; obesity rates highest among Blacks and in Southern states.
March 17, 2009 | Commentary/Story
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A. recently sat down with McKinsey & Company to discuss the Foundation's work on childhood obesity.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.
July 28, 2009 | News Release
Landmark study pinpoints the shortcomings, poor enforcement of nutrition and activity guidelines.
July 1, 2009 | News Release/Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release/Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
February 8, 2010 | News Release
Foundation applauds First Lady's campaign, helps launch new independent, nonpartisan organization.