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July 17, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF is investing $5 million to support 10 initiatives to improve the health of young men of color and improve their chances for success.
November 5, 2012 | New Public Health Post
A host of sessions focused on health equity at this year’s American Public Health Association meeting. Panel topics varied greatly, from the effects of health inequity on education outcomes to creative marketing strategies for reaching vulnerable po ...
October 15, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Idea Gallery is a recurring editorial series on NewPublicHealth in which guest authors provide their perspective on issues affecting public health. In this Idea Gallery, Jane Isaacs Lowe, Team Director for the Vulnerable Populations Portfolio at the ...
November 13, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
Adverse childhood experiences change the way young brains develop, and affect their mental and physical well-being later in life. Children who experience toxic shock are more likely to have heart disease, cancer, and hypertension as adults.
September 12, 2013 | News Release
RWJF commissioned the independent research firm, RTI International to evaluate Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships. Students in study reported changes in attitudes and behaviors linked to the prevention of TDV.
July 17, 2013 | News Release
Grants to spread impact of programs that strengthen connections to education, employment, and good health.
May 14, 2013 | News Release
Randomized controlled trial of popular recess program shows widespread benefits, including less bullying, more physical activity, and more time for teaching.
August 20, 2012 | News Release
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The study's objective focused on the experience of Hurricane Katrina's evacuees to better understand factors influencing evacuation decisions in impoverished, mainly minority communities that were most severely affected by the disaster.
July 2, 2012 | News Release
The study examined the availability of competitive beverages in U.S. public elementary schools for five academic years, from 2006–07 to 2010–11. Competitive beverages are those sold by schools outside of meal programs through vending machines, à la ...