RWJF Forum Series
This forum series, co-sponsored by RWJF, brings physicians, neuroscientists and the public together to understand "the big question: why we have the placebo effect."
Hurricane Sandy tested the capabilities of the public health system, and public health officials responded in heroic fashion—keeping our communities safe and healthy before, through, and after storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs. Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined.
Every community needs the building blocks to give everyone the chance to make healthy choices, so we can all share in a culture of health.
November 18, 2009 | Video, Story
Green Houses provide an environment in which residents receive nursing support and clinical care without the care becoming the focus of their existence.
October 29, 2009 | Audio
Webcast: Ed Howard moderates a discussion about the issues facing older adults and how community partnerships are working to identify, prioritize, and implement workable solutions to long term care problems.
August 7, 2009 | Video
The RWJF story is told through the eyes and voices of the people with whom we work most directly.
July 15, 2009 | Video
Cure Violence engages the community to work with young people at high risk of being involved in violence, provides on-the-spot alternatives to shooting, and works to change social norms about gun violence.
May 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
States ranked by size of gap in adult health; people who have the least education have the worst health in every state and the District of Columbia.
April 22, 2009 | Video, Story
More Than Wheels is an innovative program that makes cars affordable for the working poor.
March 1, 2007 | Audio
The Cross-Systems Financing Project helped states and stakeholders think more broadly, come together, and take advantage of a large variety of resources, ultimately allowing them to be more resourceful and get more from each dollar they spent.
February 27, 2008 | Video, Story
The nonpartisan commission will investigate how factors such as education, environment, income and housing shape and affect personal behavioral choices. The United States spends more on health than any other nation. Yet, the U.S. ranks at or near th ...
June 24, 2008 | Video, Story
Many frail elders seek an alternative to the typical institutional-style nursing home. With more Green Houses taking root across the United States, that alternative is getting closer to home.
January 7, 2009 | Video, Story
How the Portland Identification and Early Referral program intervenes to prevent severe mental illness in teens and young adults.