This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
September 22, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Texas Muslim Women's Foundation, in Plano, which provides culturally specific services, focusing on the needs of the Muslim community, expanded its emphasis on domestic violence to support abused women and children and promote healthy families.
August 20, 2014 | Story
Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development fellow Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, is committed to improving women’s health and eliminating gender inequities in research. If physicians do otherwise, she said, "We are leaving health to chance."
July 3, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
A story of friendship, faith and walking to build a Culture of Health for Black women.
June 26, 2014 | Journal Article
New report is a baseline study to understand e-cigarette use among youth. But do youth, like adults, use e-cigarettes as a cessation tool?
June 1, 2014 | Report
This study shows psychological well-being is associated with a reduced risk of hypertension, and provides important information on the impact of emotional vitality and optimism on incident hypertension.
May 1, 2014 | Journal Article
Nursing graduation rates show promising trends for some underrepresented minorities, while more work needs to be done attracting and retaining others.
April 22, 2014 | Program Results Report
From 2012 to 2013, Grameen Research led an effort to launch an affordable health care program for low-income Hispanic women entrepreneurs, members of microfinance lender Grameen America in New York City.
March 25, 2014 | Story
Actress Angelina Jolie joins RWJF grantee to tackle violence against women through film
February 12, 2014 | Journal Article
This article examines why a person-centered focus is important for health incentives.
February 5, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF Scholar discusses a program designed to address cardiovascular disease among African American women.