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NBC Bay Area
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacyprogram serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHF
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 hours ago
program serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHFKA was enacted. Statistics from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation support Concannon’s claim, with the number of parents who support the new standards... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacyprogram serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHF
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 hours ago
program serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHFKA was enacted. Statistics from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation support Concannon’s claim, with the number of parents who support the new standards... Read more
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NBC Washington
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacyprogram serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHF
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy
NBC Washington / Posted 20 hours ago
program serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHFKA was enacted. Statistics from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation support Concannon’s claim, with the number of parents who support the new standards... Read more
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NBC Miami
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacyprogram serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHF
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy
NBC Miami / Posted 21 hours ago
program serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHFKA was enacted. Statistics from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation support Concannon’s claim, with the number of parents who support the new standards... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacyprogram serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHF
'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
program serves almost 15 million children, about 5 million more than before HHFKA was enacted. Statistics from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation support Concannon’s claim, with the number of parents who support the new standards... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Macon festival to improve health across central GeorgiaBibb County is ranked 146 out of 159 counties in Georgia for overall health, ac
Macon festival to improve health across central Georgia
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
Bibb County is ranked 146 out of 159 counties in Georgia for overall health, according to a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program. The Georgia Wellness and Fitness Festival is kicking off their third annual week-long event on September 5th. The... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Macon festival to improve health across central Ga.Bibb County is ranked 146 out of 159 counties in Georgia for overall health acc
Macon festival to improve health across central Ga.
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
Bibb County is ranked 146 out of 159 counties in Georgia for overall health according to a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program. The founder of Georgia Wellness and Fitness Festival, Charise Stephens, says, "It's not just about being the finest... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
UMaine showcases projects under development to help Mainers age in placesources, such as the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes for H
UMaine showcases projects under development to help Mainers age in place
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
sources, such as the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes for Health, the National Football League and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. A community panel that included Michelle Hood, president and CEO of Eastern Maine Healthcare... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County official: STDs can be treatedThe 2016 County Health Rankings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Clark County official: STDs can be treated
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
The 2016 County Health Rankings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows Clark County has the ninth highest rate of newly diagnosed cases of Chlamydia; Gonorrhea continues to be a growing concern, as well as Syphilis, and HIV. Both... Read more
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Church Central
5 things the Church gets right2007 survey of more than 6000 American congregations conducted by the National
5 things the Church gets right
Church Central / Posted 5 days ago
2007 survey of more than 6000 American congregations conducted by the National Council of Churches USA and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, revealed that 60 percent of churches provide health care services to their... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Studies back med-assisted treatment of drug addictionhard. Last year, the city had an overdose rate much higher than the national av
Studies back med-assisted treatment of drug addiction
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
hard. Last year, the city had an overdose rate much higher than the national average, according to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Recovery Point West Virginia was founded in the city to meet the demand for treatment,... Read more
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MedCity News
Some regions hit hard in Obamacare exchange exoduseffect on consumers is going to be mixed around the country,” said Katherine He
Some regions hit hard in Obamacare exchange exodus
MedCity News / Posted 8 days ago
effect on consumers is going to be mixed around the country,” said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the nonpartisan Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “Most of these marketplaces are not dependent on” the large national carriers. Many major... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Where Insurers' Exits Are Hurting Obamacare Exchanges — And Where They Aren'teffect on consumers is going to be mixed around the country," said Katherine He
Where Insurers' Exits Are Hurting Obamacare Exchanges — And Where They Aren't
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
effect on consumers is going to be mixed around the country," said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Most of these marketplaces are not dependent on" the large national carriers. Also, the big... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Where Insurers' Exits Are Hurting Obamacare Exchanges — And Where They Aren'teffect on consumers is going to be mixed around the country," said Katherine He
Where Insurers' Exits Are Hurting Obamacare Exchanges — And Where They Aren't
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
effect on consumers is going to be mixed around the country," said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Most of these marketplaces are not dependent on" the large national carriers. Also, the big... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aetna decision to slash exchange presence exposes weaknesses in Obama's health-care lawmillion people were signed up for the marketplace plans at the end of March. K
Aetna decision to slash exchange presence exposes weaknesses in Obama's health-care law
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
million people were signed up for the marketplace plans at the end of March. Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said that these national carriers haven't traditionally been the biggest part of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Aetna decision to slash exchange presence exposes weaknesses in Obama's health-care lawmillion people were signed up for the marketplace plans at the end of March. K
Aetna decision to slash exchange presence exposes weaknesses in Obama's health-care law
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
million people were signed up for the marketplace plans at the end of March. Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said that these national carriers haven't traditionally been the biggest part of the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Aetna's Pullback From Obamacare Highlights Pitfalls In Small Marketsinsurer, and Arizona's nonprofit Blue Cross Blue Shield pulled out. Katherine
Aetna's Pullback From Obamacare Highlights Pitfalls In Small Markets
Hartford Courant / Posted 9 days ago
insurer, and Arizona's nonprofit Blue Cross Blue Shield pulled out. Katherine Hempstead, a health insurance expert at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said of Pinal County's stranded customers: "It'll be an unfolding drama. At the end of the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Aetna decision to slash exchange presence exposes weaknesses in Obama's health-care lawmillion people were signed up for the marketplace plans at the end of March. K
Aetna decision to slash exchange presence exposes weaknesses in Obama's health-care law
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
million people were signed up for the marketplace plans at the end of March. Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said that these national carriers haven't traditionally been the biggest part of the... Read more
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USA Today
Aetna changes add consumer pain, regulator pressureon the presence of any one large carrier such as Aetna or United Healthcare — w
Aetna changes add consumer pain, regulator pressure
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
on the presence of any one large carrier such as Aetna or United Healthcare — which is gradually leaving many markets — the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Katherine Hempstead says the exits should accelerate efforts by regulators to stabilize the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Can Obamacare be saved? Medicare's history shows how.from Sabrina Corlette and Jack Hoadley of Georgetown University’s Health Policy
Can Obamacare be saved? Medicare's history shows how.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
from Sabrina Corlette and Jack Hoadley of Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. In a new study published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, they apply lessons from that experience and other healthcare reforms to the current state of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Tobacco takes toll on MississippiansAn alarming study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Virginia Commonweal
Tobacco takes toll on Mississippians
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
An alarming study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Virginia Commonwealth University reported that to live a long and healthy life, one should eat right, exercise, quit smoking — and move out of Mississippi. The statement, as stinging as it... Read more
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Salem News
Health dpt. accreditation rule irks trusteesthe national public health accrediting body and is funded jointly by the Center
Health dpt. accreditation rule irks trustees
Salem News / Posted 13 days ago
the national public health accrediting body and is funded jointly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The PHAB said the development of national public health accreditation has involved, and is... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Monthly injection added to inmate drug rehab program shows promise in new Jacksonville programwas originally involved in a 2006 to 2008 national study on the use of Vivitrol
Monthly injection added to inmate drug rehab program shows promise in new Jacksonville program
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
was originally involved in a 2006 to 2008 national study on the use of Vivitrol with people abusing alcohol, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Pomm said there was “phenomenal” success, with no relapses. About 100 jails and prisons... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will Land of Lincoln members really have to pay deductibles twice?Care Act and how activist of a role a department wants to take, said Katherine
Will Land of Lincoln members really have to pay deductibles twice?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Care Act and how activist of a role a department wants to take, said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a private foundation dedicated to improving health care. If state leaders dislike the... Read more
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Business Wire
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announces The Task Force for Global Health as 2016 Recipient of $2 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prizefunders include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Centers for Disease Contro
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announces The Task Force for Global Health as 2016 Recipient of $2 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
funders include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, de Beaumont Foundation, U.S. Agency for International Development, Sightsavers, Pfizer,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Fixing the insurance exchangescommon in managed Medicaid. “I do remain bullish on the marketplaces,” said Ka
Fixing the insurance exchanges
Business Insurance / Posted 18 days ago
common in managed Medicaid. “I do remain bullish on the marketplaces,” said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation who follows health insurance. “You need to have the right products and right regulation, and... Read more
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Newsmax
It's Time to Make Billionaires Pay Estate Taxher reputation under the guise of so-called medical bankruptcy research for gui
It's Time to Make Billionaires Pay Estate Tax
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
her reputation under the guise of so-called medical bankruptcy research for guiding policy measures. It was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The research was not overseen by the Harvard Law School but through a modest community... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Flagler Hospital receives high ratings from U.S. News and World Report in several categoriesin Florida in the most recent County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Report releas
Flagler Hospital receives high ratings from U.S. News and World Report in several categories
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 22 days ago
in Florida in the most recent County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Report released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. And this was the fifth straight year St. Johns County was No. 1. Quality of care at the... Read more
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ajc.com
Clayton County has the highest rate of obesity in Georgiaincidence of obesity at 46.6%. This echoes the findings of another study condu
Clayton County has the highest rate of obesity in Georgia
ajc.com / Posted 23 days ago
incidence of obesity at 46.6%. This echoes the findings of another study conducted by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It also ranked Clayton County as having the highest incidence of obesity in the state, with... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois' Obamacare plans seek big 2017 premium hikesa surprise as many insurers have been losing money in the marketplace, said Kat
Illinois' Obamacare plans seek big 2017 premium hikes
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
a surprise as many insurers have been losing money in the marketplace, said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Hempstead said Illinois regulators tend to be realistic about just how low proposed rates... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois' Obamacare plans seek big 2017 premium hikesa surprise as many insurers have been losing money in the marketplace, said Kat
Illinois' Obamacare plans seek big 2017 premium hikes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
a surprise as many insurers have been losing money in the marketplace, said Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Hempstead said Illinois regulators tend to be realistic about just how low proposed rates... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Overworked Americans aren't taking vacationroutine can reduce stress, most Americans don’t take advantage of their days of
Overworked Americans aren't taking vacation
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 28 days ago
routine can reduce stress, most Americans don’t take advantage of their days off. A recent poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds about half of Americans who work... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Local doc says 'transparency' neededa culture of secrecy around the cost of health care, Pollock said. And his cont
Local doc says 'transparency' needed
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
a culture of secrecy around the cost of health care, Pollock said. And his contention is supported by none other than the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In a report issued in March, the RWJF said people are becoming increasingly curious about... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AccessHealth Spartanburg among 6 groups picked to develop health programAccessHealth Spartanburg was chosen by the Princeton, N.J.- based Robert Wood J
AccessHealth Spartanburg among 6 groups picked to develop health program
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
AccessHealth Spartanburg was chosen by the Princeton, N.J.- based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the two-year “Transforming Complex Care initiative,” according to AHS Director Carey Rothschild. “This is a big deal for AHS and Spartanburg,”... Read more
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MedCity News
Playing doctor-patient to reduce antibiotic prescriptions is part of broader goal to improve patient experienceA collaboration between Kognito and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation culminat
Playing doctor-patient to reduce antibiotic prescriptions is part of broader goal to improve patient experience
MedCity News / Posted 30 days ago
A collaboration between Kognito and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation culminated in the launch of the website Conversations for Health, dedicated to simulated interactions between doctors and patients and parents and their kids. Users can take on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
UnitedHealth to quit 22 U.S.-organized state health marketsin the Atlanta area. Harken also offers plans in the Chicago area. Katherine He
UnitedHealth to quit 22 U.S.-organized state health markets
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
in the Atlanta area. Harken also offers plans in the Chicago area. Katherine Hempstead, who studies health insurance at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said Harken is a sign that UnitedHealth is still trying to figure out a better approach to... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Kay Branchcommunities. Out of gratitude for her work, the Alaska tribal elder care leader
Kay Branch
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
communities. Out of gratitude for her work, the Alaska tribal elder care leaders pushed for Branch to be recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in their 2012 Community Health Leader Award. She was selected as one of 10 exemplary leaders... Read more
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Deseret News
Why workers aren't taking vacation time, and why they shouldstudies. And that impacts not just an employee’s health, but the country’s econ
Why workers aren't taking vacation time, and why they should
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
studies. And that impacts not just an employee’s health, but the country’s economic wellness. A recent poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that close to half of U.S. employees... Read more

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