October 2, 2014
Culture of Health
RWJF has been thinking about stress and its connection to health for quite some time. We’re finding that in many ways we have a culture of stress rather than a Culture of Health. We need to understand that and work together to fix it.
August 21, 2014
The flu is the most common vaccine-preventable disease in the U.S., yet many critically ill people are hospitalized because of it. Read the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation journal article on what can be done to decrease flu-related hospitalizations.
July 7, 2014
Health-related events were the most common major stressful events in Americans' lives in the last year, a new report finds. Learn more about what causes stress, and how Americans alleviate it.
February 1, 2014
Journal Article, Evaluation
The research and findings of the Active Living Research (ALR-2) program are continually increasing the evidence base and growing field of research committed to reversing childhood obesity.
January 13, 2014
Understand the three major strategies to improve America’s health that extend beyond medical care. Read the report by the Commission to Build a Healthier America.
December 2, 2013
Among a cohort of young adults with glomerular filtration at study baseline, the connection between Body Mass Index and kidney function decline requires a need for successful obesity prevention measures early in life.
September 17, 2012
This book series provides an in-depth look into the Foundation's work improving the nation's health and health care.
April 1, 1999
Program Results Report
Starting in June 1996, the Judge Baker Children's Center wrote and produced "The New Kid," the pilot episode of "Willoughby's Wonders", a projected educational television series for 6- to 10-year-old children.
May 5, 2010
Dieting may cause increases in psychological and biochemical indicators of stress, leading individuals to regain weight over the long term. This study investigated whether the monitoring and restricting aspects of dieting triggered elevated cortisol levels and psychological stress.
June 14, 2002
Program Results Report
In 2000, Health Strategies Consultancy LLC identified opportunities and challenges in health information technology to guide grantmaking at RWJF.