May 1, 2014
Latino children and adolescents are more likely to be overweight and obese than their White peers. This fact sheet highlights current research on the prevalence, consequences, and determinants of overweight and obesity among Latino youths.
May 1, 2014
This fact sheet highlights current research on the prevalence, consequences, and determinants of overweight and obesity among African American youths.
December 18, 2013
American adolescents get less than recommended amounts of sleep, possibly having lasting health consequences.
March 1, 2011
This issue brief examines the factors that shape health-related behaviors.
September 19, 2014
Program Results Report
Cure Violence puts trained outreach workers and "violence interrupters" in urban neighborhoods to engage youth and mediate high-risk conflicts before they turn violent. Born in Chicago, the public health approach has been widely replicated.
Leaders across government, business, education, and other sectors are working together to create programs and policies to help people lead healthier lives.
RWJF invests in programs and approaches that focus on changing behavioral norms and community conditions to help stop the spread of violence before it starts.
July 7, 2014
An NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard study looks at what stresses Americans out—and how to ease the strain.
The RWJF Culture of Health Prize honors outstanding community innovations which are helping people live healthier lives. Meet the 2014 winners.
December 16, 2013
Human Capital Blog
Deidra Crews, MD, ScM, discusses her Gilbert S. Omenn Anniversary fellowship at the prestigious Institute of Medicine and her current research on the association between unhealthy diet and kidney disease among low-income individuals.