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  1. Penn experts find that health insurance websites assist patients in choosing health insurance plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Medical News

    ... there can influence consumers' choices," said the study's lead author Charlene A. Wong, MD, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and fellow in Penn's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. "Performance of the health insurance ...

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  2. Some Health Insurance Websites Show Improved Efforts to Support Patient Decision MakingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Newswise

    ... can influence consumers' choices," said the study's lead author Charlene A. Wong, MD , a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and fellow in Penn's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. "Performance of the health insurance ...

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  3. The Dangers of Hospital ConsolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Health News Digest

    ... testing and procedures, which can fuel further health care spending. Citing research by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the authors point to evidence that patients living in competitive health care markets have overall better outcomes and lower ...

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  4. Four New Studies Show That Fox News' Apocalyptic ACA Predictions Aren't Coming TrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Media Matters for America

    Urban Institute: ACA Has Had " No Adverse Effect" On Employment Or Labor Force Participation. According to an August 2015 study by the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Affordable Care Act "had virtually no adverse effect on labor force participation, employment, or usual hours worked per week through 2014": We find that the ACA had virtually no adverse effect on labor force participation, employment, or usual hours worked per week through 2014.

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  5. Pennsylvania Department of Health Names Loren K. Robinson Deputy Secretary for Health PromotionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Freshnews

    ... as well as other hospitals in southeastern Pennsylvania. Dr. Robinson was a fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program and at the Penn Institute for Urban Research at the University of Pennsylvania. She was also a senior ...

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  6. Simple Test Developed for Dementia, Alzheimer`s and Memory LossRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Emailwire.com

    ... being built than any other facilities including hospitals. Doc Vetter says, "according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which focuses on quality of life for fragile populations that the number of Alzheimer's case, which is the leading cause of ...

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  7. Study says healthier school lunches helping studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KCTV5

    Diverse schools have more than doubled fruits and vegetables servings, according to a recent study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The study says whole grains, fruits and vegetable options started doubling at schools across the U.S. during the 2010-2011 school year.

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  8. Coca-Cola's New Health Venture: Coke Is Right But So WrongRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Huffington Post

    ... Studies by reputable scientific bodies, including the Institute of Medicine , The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , and The Centers for Disease Control have found that less than half of high school students attend daily physical education classes, ...

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  9. Academy Awarded Grants to Advance Community Health, HIV/AIDS Care and Population HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The New York Academy of Medicine

    ... in support of population health. The Academy is the recipient of a $200,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that will fund the evaluation of the community benefit activities of New York State's non-profit hospitals. The purpose of the ...

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  10. A Record-Breaking Year for Georgia State ResearchRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Newswise

    ... grants and contracts from industry grew more than threefold. a A $4.5 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded to Karen Minyard (Georgia Health Policy Center) for mapping a path to longer and healthier lives across Atlanta; a ...

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  11. The Proof That Obamacare Is Working Is Getting Really Hard To IgnoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | ThinkProgress

    ... law would actually reduce access to health care. Another analysis released this week from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, meanwhile, found that Obamacare didn't have an adverse effect on labor force participation or substantially increase the ...

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  12. Report: Obamacare had little effect on jobs in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Washington Examiner

    ... But the preliminary results don't bear that out, said the report, funded by the nonprofit Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Last year, part-time employment of non-elderly adults with a high school education or less was higher than expected, but only ...

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  13. TJHD Gains National AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WCAV

    ... program is jointly supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It sets standards against which the nation's government public health departments can improve the quality of services and ...

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  14. Thomas Jefferson Health District Awarded National AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | NBC29

    ... program, jointly supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, sets standards against which the nation's more than 3,000 governmental public health departments can continuously improve the ...

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  15. Nursing Director chosen for leadership programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Newms360.com

    Kay Henry, the Mississippi State Department of Health's Director of Nursing, was recently selected as a Public Health Nurse Leader by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Henry will participate in a two-year leadership development program, which recognizes nurses who are ready to lead public health departments in creating a culture of health in their communities.

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  16. The Gateway Family YMCA Selected to Lead Community Coalition to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Gateway Family YMCA announced today that it is among 10 coalitions selected to receive four-year, $200,000 grants under New Jersey Health Initiatives: Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey - Communities Moving to Action. New Jersey Health Initiatives is a statewide grant making program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation .

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  17. Harford fourth worst in state for healthy weight; tobacco, alcohol still problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... disease mortality rates have recently decreased to become on par with the state average. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked Harford 10th of Maryland's 24 jurisdictions for health outcomes in 2015 and sixth for health factors. The actual ...

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  18. Domestic violence coalitions can reduce intimate partner violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Medical News Today

    ... Funding for the theme section was provided by the CDC Foundation through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. MLA Publications, SAGE. "Domestic violence coalitions can reduce intimate partner violence ." Medical News Today . MediLexicon, ...

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  19. Healthy eating is catching onRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | The Riverdale Press

    ... in Bronx County as a whole remain the worst in the state. A prominent annual study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found 28 percent of adult Bronxites were obese in 2011. By comparison, in nearby Westchester County, the figure was 18 percent. ...

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  20. Calling all Vallejo Fighting Back Partnership alumniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... health experiment in 1989, to address the illegal use of drugs and alcohol. “The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched 'Fighting Back,' a public health initiative aimed at substance abuse,” according to the book. “Part plan ...

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