July 1, 2009
This article examines the relationship between obesity and the affordability of food. While some argue that the availability of certain types of foods has a causal effect on obesity, there is little definitive data supporting this claim.
August 1, 2008
This report analyzes obesity rates in the United States and finds the epidemic is spreading at an alarming rate in most states, and that the programs and policies designed to reverse the disease have not yet had any significant effect.
December 22, 2008
Program Results Report
In response to dramatic increases in the number of Arkansas children and adolescents who are overweight or at risk for overweight, the Arkansas legislature passed Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Combat Obesity.
April 1, 2007
President's Message from the 2006 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Annual Report.
September 1, 2007
The rate of obesity across the country is rising at an alarming rate and its growth is considered one of the most urgent health care threats facing families in the United States. This report considers the issue in the state of Arkansas where nearly ...
July 1, 2002
Psychological, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment
September 4, 2012
RWJF support for the Texas Childhood Obesity Prevention Policy Evaluation (T-COPPE) Project helped make valuable discoveries possible, says Alison Winters.
March 1, 2012
Investments in efforts to prevent chronic health problems like obesity can have significant budget savings.
February 21, 2010
Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities works to implement healthy eating and active living policy- and environmental-change initiatives that can support healthier communities for children and families across the United States.
November 1, 2008
Prices on different types of foods are thought to play an important role in what children eat.