November 19, 2008
This literature review analyzed 75 papers examining associations of bariatric surgery on pregnancy, including both maternal and neonatal outcomes. The authors did not detect strong associations, possibly due to limitations posed by the studies themselves which were mostly small and suffered from selection bias.
January 1, 2015
The old joke that recess is your favorite subject at school turns out to be quite serious. Research shows it contributes to physical well being, as well as improved academic achievement. Read the study about RWJF’s grantee, Playworks.
Child First, an innovative home-visit program in Connecticut, is designed to stabilize families, connect them with social services, and help develop and support nurturing, responsive caregivers.
November 4, 2014
Culture of Health
With a $1.7 million RWJF investment, a new partnership explores how to use the science of trauma and resilience to strengthen families and children.
Scheduled speakers for the June 19, 2013 RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America public meeting.
On January 13, the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America will release during a live online event broadcasted from Washington, D.C. Meet the event speakers.
The full list of commissioners for the re-convened Commission to Build a Healthier America, led by Mark McClellan and Alice Rivlin.
Meet Dennis Rivera, one of the Commissioners for the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America.
Meet Anne Warhover, one of the Commissioners for the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America.
Meet Carole Simpson, one of the Commissioners for the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America.