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The News & Observer
604,000 uninsured veterans in 2017 unless more states expand MedicaidSeventy-seven percent would qualify if those states expanded Medicaid under the
604,000 uninsured veterans in 2017 unless more states expand Medicaid
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
Seventy-seven percent would qualify if those states expanded Medicaid under the ACA, according to the report funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “There is a tendency to think that all veterans get health coverage through the VA, which is... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Placer County Ranks #1 in Quality of Life, Second Healthiestcounty among California's 58 counties. It also ranks #1 in quality of life. Swe
Placer County Ranks #1 in Quality of Life, Second Healthiest
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 2 days ago
county among California's 58 counties. It also ranks #1 in quality of life. Sweet! The ranking is an annual project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin. TOP 10 Healthiest Counties in California The project looks... Read more
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Business Wire
StartUp Health Announces Partnership with University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Hospital Colorado and UCHealthSteve Case, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Brad Feld, Genentech, GE Ventures, Johnso
StartUp Health Announces Partnership with University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Hospital Colorado and UCHealth
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Steve Case, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Brad Feld, Genentech, GE Ventures, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and SeventySix Capital. Learn more at www.startuphealth.com. About Children's Hospital... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorthe exchanges, people now have the ability to leave their jobs and start their
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
the exchanges, people now have the ability to leave their jobs and start their own businesses. In fact, a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that an additional 1.5 million people would be self-employed because of the ACA. The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
but still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
100 Million Prescription Opioids Go Unused Each Year Following Wisdom Teeth Removalhealth services researcher at The Lewin Group, a health policy consulting firm,
100 Million Prescription Opioids Go Unused Each Year Following Wisdom Teeth Removal
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 6 days ago
health services researcher at The Lewin Group, a health policy consulting firm, who conducted the study while serving as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. “Given... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Healthi Kids’ Phillis Wheatley Library project receives $1Mto all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America. The challenge
Healthi Kids’ Phillis Wheatley Library project receives $1M
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 6 days ago
to all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America. The challenge was developed in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Target, Playworld, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the National... Read more
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The Examiner
City wins awards to promote play, better healthbut will also encourage community interaction among residents.” The Challenge,
City wins awards to promote play, better health
The Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
but will also encourage community interaction among residents.” The Challenge, developed in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Target, Playworld, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the National... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
McCook nurses are honored for leadershipnationwide "Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action" initiative to transform hea
McCook nurses are honored for leadership
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
nationwide "Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action" initiative to transform health care and build a healthier America. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and AARP, champions of this initiative along with 51 State Action Coalitions, recognize... Read more
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The Columbian
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving healthShoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received th
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received the Culture of Health award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week. The foundation honored the tribe for its work in opening a Wellness Center to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving healthFrom Robert Wood Johnson Foundation TOKELAND, Wash. — A small tribe on the Was
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation TOKELAND, Wash. — A small tribe on the Washington coast has won a prestigious award for its efforts to improve community health. The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving healthShoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received th
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received the Culture of Health award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week. The foundation honored the tribe for its work in opening a Wellness Center to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving healthShoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received th
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received the Culture of Health award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week. The foundation honored the tribe for its work in opening a Wellness Center to... Read more
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MLive.com
High gun-suicide rate compounded by less access to mental health servicesMichigan has an average of one mental health professional for every 450 residen
High gun-suicide rate compounded by less access to mental health services
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Michigan has an average of one mental health professional for every 450 residents, according to data collected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In the U.P., the ratio is 608 to 1. Exclude Marquette County, and it increases to almost 700... Read more
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MLive.com
Love of guns a key factor in northern Michigan's high suicide ratefor every 629 residents, and the ratio is even worse in adjoining Michigan coun
Love of guns a key factor in northern Michigan's high suicide rate
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
for every 629 residents, and the ratio is even worse in adjoining Michigan counties, according to an analysis by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The state average is a ratio of 1-to-450. When it comes to suicide, one factor most Ironwood... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Obesity rates drop in Ohio for the first time in a decade.— driving down the statewide rate for adults for the first time in more than a
Obesity rates drop in Ohio for the first time in a decade.
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
— driving down the statewide rate for adults for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. If the rate continues to shrink Ohioans could see some major health benefits because obesity... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Obesity rates drop in Ohio for the first time in a decade.— driving down the statewide rate for adults for the first time in more than a
Obesity rates drop in Ohio for the first time in a decade.
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
— driving down the statewide rate for adults for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. If the rate continues to shrink Ohioans could see some major health benefits because obesity... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio obesity drops first time in decadelast year, dropping nearly 3 full percentage points to 29.8 percent from 32.6 p
Ohio obesity drops first time in decade
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
last year, dropping nearly 3 full percentage points to 29.8 percent from 32.6 percent, according to a new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Ohio now has the 26th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, reversing the long-term... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio obesity drops first time in decadelast year, dropping nearly 3 full percentage points to 29.8 percent from 32.6 p
Ohio obesity drops first time in decade
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
last year, dropping nearly 3 full percentage points to 29.8 percent from 32.6 percent, according to a new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Ohio now has the 26th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, reversing the long-term... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Colorful Crosswalks and Culture Prize Joycrossings, Santa Monica City Mayor Tony Vazquez stepped to the podium to announ
Colorful Crosswalks and Culture Prize Joy
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
crossings, Santa Monica City Mayor Tony Vazquez stepped to the podium to announce the City as a recent recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize which, along with prestige and recognition, comes with a $25,000... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Thinking About Health: Obesity rates fall but are still higher than in 1990some reasons why things are not improving uniformly. Obesity is a disease, and
Thinking About Health: Obesity rates fall but are still higher than in 1990
Craig Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
some reasons why things are not improving uniformly. Obesity is a disease, and for the last 13 years the Trust and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have monitored obesity rates in the country, focusing on the proportion of a state’s... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Gorge health focus scores prizeand community organizations with a $25,000 award for their inclusive and collab
Gorge health focus scores prize
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
and community organizations with a $25,000 award for their inclusive and collaborative approach to health care. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has chosen the Columbia Gorge as one of seven locations nationally to win the 2016 Culture of... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Colorful Crosswalks and Culture Prize Joycrossings, Santa Monica City Mayor Tony Vazquez stepped to the podium to announ
Colorful Crosswalks and Culture Prize Joy
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
crossings, Santa Monica City Mayor Tony Vazquez stepped to the podium to announce the City as a recent recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize which, along with prestige and recognition, comes with a $25,000... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio’s obesity rate decreasesaccording to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America repo
Ohio’s obesity rate decreases
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report by The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Minnesota, Montana and New York also experienced a decrease in their obesity... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Four overdoses in 13 hours result in two deaths in Wheelingthe nation, and more than double the national average, according to a 2015 repo
Four overdoses in 13 hours result in two deaths in Wheeling
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 13 days ago
the nation, and more than double the national average, according to a 2015 report by Trust for American's Health, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That report cites 2011-13 statistics that show 34 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 West... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio’s obesity rate increasesaccording to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America repo
Ohio’s obesity rate increases
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report by The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Minnesota, Montana and New York also experienced a decrease in their obesity... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Louisville receives a prize for healthy livingcity has an equal opportunity to live longer, healthier lives has gained nation
Louisville receives a prize for healthy living
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 14 days ago
city has an equal opportunity to live longer, healthier lives has gained national attention. The city has been awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. Louisville is one of seven winners this year. The Prize honors... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Lou. receives Culture of Health prizereceiving some major dollars in recognition of the community's efforts to make
Lou. receives Culture of Health prize
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 14 days ago
receiving some major dollars in recognition of the community's efforts to make the Derby City a healthier place. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded Louisville a $25,000 prize for its commitment to improving health and wellness. Mayor... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville to receive $25,000 'Culture of Health' cash prizefor its efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live longer, he
Louisville to receive $25,000 'Culture of Health' cash prize
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 14 days ago
for its efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live longer, healthier and more productive lives. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation selected seven Culture of Health community winners from nearly 200 applicants. Louisville... Read more
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The Hill
Zika fight stalls government funding talks | Census finds big drop in uninsured | Mental health bill faces waitto score points." Read more here.http://bit.ly/2cCpFNJ Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Zika fight stalls government funding talks | Census finds big drop in uninsured | Mental health bill faces wait
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
to score points." Read more here.http://bit.ly/2cCpFNJ Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is stepping down as president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation after 14 years. She was the first woman and the first African American to lead the $10 billion... Read more
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NJ Biz
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's CEO is stepping downDr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is stepping down as CEO and president of the $10 billio
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's CEO is stepping down
NJ Biz / Posted 15 days ago
Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is stepping down as CEO and president of the $10 billion Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, it announced Tuesday. Lavizzo-Mourey, the first woman and first African-American to lead the foundation, has spent nearly 14 years at... Read more
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Philly.com
President of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation steps downThe president and CEO of the influential Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is step
President of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation steps down
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
The president and CEO of the influential Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is stepping down "as soon as a successor is found," the Princeton-based foundation announced Tuesday. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, who trained in geriatrics at the University of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Via Web, doctors get specialists’ helpthe next decade, the program grew to include roughly 100 contract employees, la
Via Web, doctors get specialists’ help
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
the next decade, the program grew to include roughly 100 contract employees, largely funded by nonprofit donors. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation was Arora’s earliest champion, awarding $5 million to develop the concept, while the GE... Read more
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Minot Daily News
ND needs to get serious about obesityto The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from
ND needs to get serious about obesity
Minot Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, adult obesity decreased in just four states Minnesota, Montana, New York and Ohio between... Read more
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The Columbian
Cepeda: We need to do better regarding our children’s heartsMinnesota in Minneapolis. Yes, there have been some notable improvements in na
Cepeda: We need to do better regarding our children’s hearts
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
Minnesota in Minneapolis. Yes, there have been some notable improvements in nationwide measures of childhood obesity — the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) reports that the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off and is actually... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
High mortality rates in Northeast Texas not just 'a health care problem,' researchers sayin Northeast Texas also ranked among the worst on health outcomes and other fac
High mortality rates in Northeast Texas not just 'a health care problem,' researchers say
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
in Northeast Texas also ranked among the worst on health outcomes and other factors in an annual rankings report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Lakey says a key area of focus should be on tobacco smoking, as most of the conditions were... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Chicago hospital tries to improve health of ER 'super-utilizers' — with housingpopulation. The definition of a super-utilizer "is very variable," said Susan
Chicago hospital tries to improve health of ER 'super-utilizers' — with housing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
population. The definition of a super-utilizer "is very variable," said Susan Mende, a senior program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropic group devoted exclusively to health. In Mende's view, the... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial roundupless healthy - 17.9 percent of high school students are obese. These figures f
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 20 days ago
less healthy - 17.9 percent of high school students are obese. These figures from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation should be deeply disturbing to West Virginians, if no surprise. But while the authors of the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial roundupless healthy - 17.9 percent of high school students are obese. These figures f
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
less healthy - 17.9 percent of high school students are obese. These figures from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation should be deeply disturbing to West Virginians, if no surprise. But while the authors of the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial roundupless healthy - 17.9 percent of high school students are obese. These figures f
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 20 days ago
less healthy - 17.9 percent of high school students are obese. These figures from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation should be deeply disturbing to West Virginians, if no surprise. But while the authors of the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
The Salt Minefrom the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) called it our "national vacatio
The Salt Mine
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 21 days ago
from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) called it our "national vacation problem." A poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, wrote, "Working adults in our sample... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
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.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 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 state of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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FOX Business
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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FOX Business
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go — nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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NJ.com
1 in 4 N.J. adults is obese, but state ranks far from the worstare among the least overweight in the nation. That's according to the State of
1 in 4 N.J. adults is obese, but state ranks far from the worst
NJ.com / Posted 21 days ago
are among the least overweight in the nation. That's according to the State of Obesity, a project conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. New Jersey had the 11th lowest adult obesity rate in the nation at 25.6 percent in... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go - nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go - nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go - nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go - nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowingbut still have the farthest to go - nearly 25 percent of this population is uni
Government survey shows health insurance gains slowing
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 days ago
but still have the farthest to go - nearly 25 percent of this population is uninsured," said Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Covering more low-income adults is hindered because 19 states are still refusing the law's... Read more
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