March 14, 2013
Human Capital Blog
Around the country, print, broadcast and online media outlets are covering the groundbreaking work of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) leaders, scholars, fellows and grantees.
March 1, 2013
California’s Healthy Beverages in Childcare Act was implemented in January 2012 to regulate beverages in licensed childcare centers. This report measures the impact of the policy on childcare practices.
February 24, 2013
Kansas City Study: Parks in Lower-Income Neighborhoods Have More Problems Like Vandalism and Litter; Fewer Playgrounds
February 1, 2013
This commentary praises the detailed work of the article “Food Companies’ Calorie-Reduction Pledges to Improve U.S. Diet," which describes the independent evaluation of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) pledge to remove 1.5 trillion calories a year from the marketplace by the end of 2015.
November 27, 2012
Program Results Report
In 2010, the National Urban League launched an initiative to address childhood obesity through policy and program activities both on the national level and through its local affiliates.
November 23, 2012
This article is a systematic review of 21 recent U.S. studies on price elasticity of demand for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), fast food, and fruits and vegetables. Additionally, this review examines 20 studies assessing the direct association of prices/taxes with body weight outcomes.
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.