New Report Strives to Advance Better Health Outcomes through Evidence-Based Laws and Health Policies

The Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy Project, a collaboration between the CDC Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, released the first of a series of evidence-based reports. The report highlights the state of laws and policies related to the Healthy People nutrition and weight status topic area, specifically increasing the intake of fruits and vegetables.

Philanthropies Can Accelerate Health and Help Control Health Costs in U.S. States

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The Cardiff Model for Violence Prevention: A Success Story

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Accelerating Implementation of CDC’s 6|18 Initiative at the State Level

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Cardiff Model Violence Prevention Project Featured in Fast Company

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Users Can Explore Neighborhood Health Data

Users of a new, interactive web application can view and explore city-and neighborhood-level health data for America’s 500 largest cities. The application is part of the 500 Cities Project, a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project is made possible through a grant to the CDC Foundation from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Cardiff Model Will Help Guide Strategies to Prevent Violence in Southern DeKalb County

The Cardiff Violence Prevention Model provides a way for communities to gain more complete information as to where violence occurs and how to prevent it by forming partnerships between hospitals and law enforcement and others interested in violence prevention. Grady Memorial Hospital and DeKalb County Police Department have created a local Cardiff Model partnership through a CDC Foundation grant funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Local Data for Better Health

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