Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Americans: Fat and Wary of Healthful Menu Options

    ​America, we have been told yet again, is fat. Especially the part known as Mississippi. We're so fat, in fact, that today, the state with the lowest obesity rate (that would be Colorado) would have had the country's highest rate in 1995.

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    March 31, 2011

    The Bronx Is the Most Unhealthy Place in New York

    ​Major League Baseball has its opening day today, and the Yankees might want to station some ambulances outside the stadium for their fans. It seems that the Bronx has maintained its title of least healthy borough, out of the 62 counties of New York state, for the second year in a row, via a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Food Companies Pledge to Remove 1.5 Trillion Calories From Their Products

    thisiswhyyourefat.com1.5 trillion calories...​Yesterday, a coalition of food companies pledged to remove 1.5 trillion calories from their products by 2015. The announcement from the group, the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, was made yesterday by Michelle Obama at a White House press con ... More >>

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    August 22, 2000
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    November 2, 1999
  • News

    October 12, 1999

    Rise of the Vaccine Nation

    'The New Yorker' Joins the Campaign for a Disease-Free America