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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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
Medical News Today
Drugged drivers are now more likely to test positive for prescription ...
Since 1993, the profile of a drugged driver has changed substantially. A study released in Public Health Reports shows that more drivers are now testing positive for prescription drugs, cannabis, and multiple drugs, and they are more likely to be older than 50. "While we've seen a decrease over the years in motor vehicle fatalities involving people ... (more)
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Foundation beginspush to link healthwith social change
The nation's largest health care philanthropy, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, wants to change the way Americans think about health.
Vital Healthcare Capital and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announce...
The loan is also intended to support CCA's commitment to enhancing the roles of frontline healthcare workers in delivering quality person-centered care.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Major cities could see big drops in uninsured, increase in revenue with Medicaid expansion
Some of the nation's largest cities could reduce their insured population by more than half if their state lawmakers would relent and accept Medicaid expansion funding under Obamacare.
Prescription Drugs Overtake Cannabis in Fatal Crashes
Philadelphia, June 23, 2014 - Since 1993, the profile of a drugged driver has changed substantially.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announces new 'culture of...
From left to right: John Lumpkin, senior vice president and director of Targeted Teams at RWJ, Heather Howard, director of the State Health Reform Assistance Network, Ruth Perry, executive director of Trenton Health Team, Annette Catino, president and CEO of QualCare Alliance Networks, and state Department of Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd.