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2 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Hospitals adapt equipment to meet needs of obese

From extended blood pressure cuffs to roomier dental exam chairs and wider terry cloth hospital slippers, the health care industry continues to adapt to larger patients as America's obesity rate climbs.

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7 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

New director at health department

The new director of the West Piedmont Health District wants to help make Henry County and Martinsville a healthier community.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Politicians stress us out

THE Robert Wood Johnson Foundation just released a wide-ranging survey on the prevalence and causes of stress in the U.S. Overall, 86 percent of Americans say they've been stressed out in the past month, with 26 percent saying they've experienced a great deal of stress.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NewsOK.com

What stresses Americans most and how to deal with it

Nearly half of Americans experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a new national survey.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mother Jones

Americans Are Surprisingly Stressed Out About...

Via Wonkblog, here's a fascinating little chart courtesy of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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The Washington Post

Politicians are the number one cause of daily stress in our lives

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation just released a wide-ranging survey on the prevalence and causes of stress in the U.S. Overall, 86 percent of Americans say they've been stressed out in the past month, with 26 percent saying they've experienced a great deal of stress.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Binging On Bad News Can Fuel Daily Stress

At least that's the suggestion of a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Star Online

Balancing choices: Losing weight pays off with roles in movies and TV for 26-year-old

The Burns High School graduate decided a career in acting and modeling was more important to him than the three 520-calorie sandwiches he could eat in one day.

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WNYC-AM New York

What Gets You Stressed? Tell Our Expert Panel

A poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health sheds some light on those questions and more.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

Health most common major stressful event in Americans' lives last year, poll finds

A new poll released today that examines the role of stress in Americans' lives finds that about half of the public reported that they had a major stressful event or experience in the past year.

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Medical Daily

Health Care Problems Stress Americans Out More Than Anything Else, Even Though We Pay Top Dollar

Stress-inducing events can emerge from our lives at anytime, anywhere, and it's no secret how significant of a health impact it can have day after day.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

GPB.org

Stressed Out: Americans Tell Us About Stress In Their Lives

Everyone seems to talk about feeling stressed out. But what's the reality of stress in America these days? NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a nationwide poll in March and early April to find out.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Find out what stresses us, and learn about an online forum on Wednesday

A new NPR /Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll released today that examines the role of stress in Americans' lives finds that about half of the public reported that they had a major stressful event or experience in the past year.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Discover

Exploring a Culture of Health: Detecting Signals of Wellbeing

This post is part of Exploring a Culture of Health , a citizen science series brought to you by Discover Magazine, SciStarter and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , serving as an ally to help Americans work together to build a national Culture of Health that enables everyone to lead healthier lives now and for generations to come.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Donald Schwarz Joins RWJF as a New Portfolio Director

Princeton, N.J.- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced today the appointment of Donald Schwarz, MD, MPH, as Director of its portfolio dedicated to Catalyzing Demand for Healthy Places and Practices.

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Business Journal

Shale Wong

Dr. Shale Wong, a pediatrician, professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and senior program consultant for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has joined the board for a three-year term.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Williamson winning the health battle

It's been four years since some health officials in Williamson decided it was time to take drastic measures to help get the community in shape and eating better.

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The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County recognized for health innovations - Thu, 26 Jun 2014 PST

Spokane County has been recognized as one of six communities where innovative approaches are being used to help residents live healthier lives.

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Philly.com

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation makes major changes in health funding

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is getting a makeover. It wants new health ideas to go viral.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Journal

Obamacare to cut Charlotte's uninsured population to drop by 36%, report says

Charlotte's population of uninsured patients is projected to fall by 36 percent by 2016 because of Obamacare, despite North Carolina's decision not to expand Medicaid, according to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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