December 13, 2013
New Public Health
New reports from the CDC show that 39 percent of adults and 41 percent of children six months and older got their flu shots for the 2013-2014 season by early November—a rate similar to flu vaccination coverage last season at the same time.
December 1, 2013
As the American Journal of Preventive Medicine celebrates its 20-year history, this article includes reflections from the Associate Editors of AJPM’s four main categories: policy, education, practice, and international preventive medicine.
October 26, 2012
A conversation with Brian Gallagher, President and CEO of United Way Worldwide about working together across sectors to create lasting change.
October 28, 2012
A conversation with RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey on working across sectors to improve people's health.
October 1, 2011
Higher optimism was associated with a lower incidence of stroke in a nationally representative study of people over age 50.
September 1, 2011
Investments in proven community-based prevention programs could result in significant savings in U.S. health care costs.
August 17, 2009
Letter signed by leaders of six major foundations says prevention measures must be "scaled up."
July 17, 2008
News Release, Video
Return on investment of more than 5 to 1; focus on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition, and preventing smoking
October 21, 2008
The Blueprint calls for establishing a stable, reliable funding stream for public health and provides options for funding mechanisms to make up the $20 billion shortfall.
February 4, 2009
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey says the commentary underscores the need to "foster a culture of wellness by stopping bad health before it happens."