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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.
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 ...
August 20, 2012 | News Release
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers
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 ...
June 15, 2012 | News Release
The global, open-source idea competition challenged teachers, principals, parents, students and other innovators to share solutions that integrate the teaching of empathy in schools.
June 5, 2012 | News Release
New program pairs supportive housing and social services to strengthen fragile families and avert foster care placements.
June 5, 2012 | Journal Article
This article examines the school food environment in elementary schools and reports on practices during the 2009?2010 school year compared with the same practices in 2006?2007 after the wellness policy mandate took effect.
May 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Partnerships between providers and policy-makers to boost evidence-based treatment of substance use yielded important treatment successes. This study examines the outcomes of the RWJF national initiative Advancing Recovery.
April 25, 2012 | Journal Article
This study measured the relationship between VLBW infants and hospital recognition for nursing excellence (RNE), and shows RNE hospitals have significantly lower risk-adjusted rates for VLBW infants compared to non RNE hospitals.