Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. See New York's unhealthiest countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    The health of New York's 62 counties was recently measured and ranked by County Health Rankings, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin. Here are the 25 unhealthiest counties in the state and two of the measures used to rank each county: the number of residents who said their health was fair or poor, and the average number of days in the last month residents said their mental health was poor.

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  2. Worries of an Anthem exit add to Western Slope's health care woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... exchanges, about 250,000 in 300 counties would be without a single choice, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . In Colorado and elsewhere, Anthem and other insurers also sell individual plans off the exchange. But those plans may not ...

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  3. How healthy is your community?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... how long you live, according to the eighth annual "County Health Rankings." Compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, the data "makes it clear that good health is influenced by many ...

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  4. Carver top county in health for fifth consecutive yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    For the fifth year in a row, Carver County ranks first in health outcomes among all 87 Minnesota counties, according to the 2017 County Health Rankings report recently released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The report ranks nearly every county nationwide on 35 factors that affect health, including education, transportation, housing, jobs, diet and exercise.

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  5. County Health Rankings show troubling trend of more premature deaths, ...Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | Bbech tree news

    The premature death rate is getting worse in 44 of Kentucky's 120 counties and improving in 12 counties, according to a health rankings report released Wednesday. The figure is calculated using data from 1997 through 2014 and is part of the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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  6. Riley county named fifth healthiest in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A low obesity rate and a low percentage of smokers contributed to Riley county being named the fifth-healthiest Kansas county in this year's Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings. Jennifer Green, county health director, went over the results of the recent county health survey at Thursday's county commission meeting.

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  7. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Increases Position in Range Resources Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Daily Political

    ... SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in RRC. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation acquired a new stake in shares of Range Resources Corp. during the third quarter valued at approximately $3,576,000. Harvard ...

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  8. KVC Health Systems Launches Campaign on Brain Development, Toxic Stress & ResilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... for Strong Families and Communities. The initiative is conducted in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Palix Foundation's Alberta Family Wellness Initiative. The Change in Mind cohort is working to use neuroscience research ...

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  9. More insurers abandon Obamacare. Who might be next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WEHT

    ... carrier steps in, according to data crunched by Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which funds health care research and grants. "An Anthem exit would affect the most people in the most counties," said ...

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  10. Doctor for homeless to be Holy Cross commencement speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... 'Connell also served as the national program director of the Homeless Families program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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  11. The 8 Pillars of Public Health can boost Fresno Countya s health rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... health and well-being, are frequently unavailable. As it does every year at this time, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual ranking of the health of the nation's counties. We again rank among the lowest in our state. So what does ...

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  12. Not-so-healthy Harford slips in Maryland rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in overall health to ninth among Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's 2017 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. That ranking is based on multiple health metrics, and one of the big factors was ...

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  13. Wise sees mixed results in health rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Last week the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their annual County Health Rankings, which takes a look at the state of health in counties across the country.Overall, Wise County did pretty well compared to other Texas counties.

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  14. Health Affairs Raises MACRA Implementation Awareness, QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    produced by Health Affairs and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides an update on how implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is proceeding nationwide. As many family physicians are acutely aware, ...

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  15. Monroe gets good health rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Despite a higher rate of excessive drinkers and alcohol-related driving deaths, Monroe County has among the best health ranking compared to the rest of the state. The Florida Department of Health last week released its 2017 assessment of the county's state of health, determined by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with information from nonprofits, health-care facilities, schools, local police departments and others.

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  16. How Can We Help Boys and Young Men of Color Heal, Grow, and Thrive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    ... young people heal in healthy ways that are also relevant to their culture. That's why the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is eager to support this next phase of Forward Promise to help BYMOC heal, grow, and thrive in the face of chronic stress and ...

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  17. Parent engagement programs increase student readiness for kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Kindergarten teachers report that of the 32 million children living in poverty or low-income homes in the United States, nearly half lack strong social-emotional skills and are not "ready to succeed in school," according to the latest research brief released by the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center at Penn State and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Because children begin learning at home long before they enter a classroom, parents play a critical role in supporting early childhood learning and school readiness ," said Karen Bierman, Evan Pugh Professor of Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies and co-author of the report.

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  18. Spalding County struggles in annual resident health outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Griffin Daily News

    According to the 2017 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Spalding County ranked 140 out of 159 counties in Georgia in overall health outcomes.

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  19. Study: Watauga has third-highest length of life in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    According to County Health Rankings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Watauga County ranks fifth in health outcomes and 17th in health factors out of 100 counties. Watauga also ranks 23rd in quality of life, with the averages as good or better than the state in many categories.

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  20. One is lonely but zero is really badRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... bigger problem. According to an analysis of government data by Katherine Hempstead at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Anthem is currently the only insurance carrier in nearly 300 counties, serving about a quarter of a million people. Wonder what ...

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