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Learn more about the Philadelphia Eagles Youth Partnership and the Notah Begay III Foundation

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy , the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will present the Legacy Award and $10,000 cash to the Philadelphia Eagles Youth Partnership and the Notah Begay III Foundation .

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Insight News

Minnesota has some of nation's worst racial, geographic health disparities

Carver county ranks healthiest in Minnesota and Mahnomen is the least healthy county in the state, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings , released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute .

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Carver County, MN, Mahnomen, MN, Charitable Organizations, Carver, MN, Waseca, MN

Examiner.com

Most U. S. citizens support mandated coverage of birth control

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments from crafts store chain Hobby Lobby about the Affordable Healthcare Act's contraceptive mandate and how it violates the religious freedom of the company and its owners.

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Washington Examiner

John Cornyn calls for broad probe into Obamacare spending, fundraising

Sen. John Cornyn , R-Texas, is calling for a broad investigation into spending and fundraising to help promote Obamacare after a report released Monday raised new questions about the White House 's involvement in persuading private entities to donate to the effort.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

News Max

GAO Details Sebelius' Enroll America Fundraising Efforts

In a report to Congress, the Government Accountability Office did not offer a legal opinion on the actions of former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who solicited assistance for Enroll America from companies that the agency regulates, according to The New York Times .

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Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, Republican

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Adweek

The Personalities Behind the Latest News Websites - An Explainer

'Tis the season for the personality-driven news site - and little wonder. A recent eMarketer study revealed that adults last year spent more time with digital media than TV, newspapers and magazines combined.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

IWS Documented News Service

[Iws] What Kinds of Health Insurance do Small Businesses Offer?...

It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Tribune

Editorial: Weekly rewards 4/18/14

Thumbs-up to area residents who have stopped smoking cigarettes and using other tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Jackson County, IN, Seymour, IN, Opinion

Seminole Chronicle

Seminole ranks 3rd healthiest county in state

Seminole County's health is ranked third in the state according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Insight News

Minnesota has some of nation's worst racial, geographic health disparities

Carver county ranks healthiest in Minnesota and Mahnomen is the least healthy county in the state, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings , released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute .

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Carver County, MN, Mahnomen, MN, Charitable Organizations, Carver, MN, Waseca, MN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

How many previously uninsured Americans got health coverage?

In the first snapshot of how many previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act, new research puts the figure at 5.4 million.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicaid, Health, California Government, California

Dairy Foods

Food manufacturers see success with lower calorie dairy products

When you provide consumers with great choices in the marketplace, it turns out they really do go for the more nutritious option.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

South Dakota children's health coverage on the rise

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Report, which is based from the American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, says the decline of uninsured children in the state fairs with the national average.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, Charitable Organizations, Oglala, SD, Rapid City, SD

Visalia Times-Delta

Study: County among unhealthiest in state

Statistically, Tulare County's residents are less educated, smoke more, exercise less, weigh more and die younger than people in most other California counties, according to the 2014 county health rankings compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Antigo Daily Journal

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Langlade County ranks high for physical environment, but rather dismal for health behaviors and social and economic factors, according to the annual County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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MLive.com

Saginaw County has the worst diet and exercise habits in Michigan, reports says

Jon McGrandy's business is fitness, and he isn't surprised a new study ranks Saginaw County as one of the most unhealthy counties in Michigan.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Johnson County ranked healthiest in Kansas for second year in a row

Johnson County was named the healthiest county in the state of Kansas for the second straight year, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings, released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute .

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Study: More NM kids insured; nearly half rely on public coverage

The percentage of New Mexico children without health insurance dropped by nearly 5 percentage points between 2008 and 2012, and the entire decrease is due to enrollment in public health insurance plans, according to a study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Family, Kids, Charitable Organizations

Insight News

Minnesota has some of nation's worst racial, geographic health disparities

Carver county ranks healthiest in Minnesota and Mahnomen is the least healthy county in the state, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings , released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute .

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Carver County, MN, Mahnomen, MN, Charitable Organizations, Carver, MN, Waseca, MN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Report: More children in SD have insurance

The percentage of children in South Dakota without health insurance more than halved between 2008 and 2012, according to a national report released Thursday.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Health Insurance, Health, 9, Charitable Organizations

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