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Where you live matters to your health. In some cities, neighborhoods just a few miles apart experience vastly different health conditions. Neighboring communities are seeing huge differences in the prevalence of unhealthy behaviors, leading to chronic conditions and disparate health outcomes. There is a need for data to pinpoint health trends on a much smaller […]

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Building a Culture of Health: A message from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO of the RWJF

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation took the stage to reflect on how we all can work together to create a healthier America. The following was her address at the 2014 “National Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health: Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health”: A Bird’s Eye View […]

“Traffic Light” Food Labeling System Creates Long Term Changes in Eating Habits

This post was originally published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: “A workplace cafeteria used “traffic light” labeling to indicate the healthiness of food and drinks and rearranged items so that healthier, green-labeled items were more visible. According to a study of 2,285 Massachusetts General Hospital employees who regularly used the cafeteria sales of healthy items […]