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.
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.
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.
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.
February 1, 2009 | Commentary
This commentary highlights the need for a shift in health promotion research, from identifying priorities to implementing them. Pekka Puska, M.D., Ph.D., argues that health researchers must drive social change by implementing theory-based policies to diffuse health innovations.