Sometimes all it takes is one good thing, leading to another, to get on the path to healthier living. At least, that’s how Norma Morales sees it.
Meet Norma Morales
Staying healthy by eating right and getting exercise has a lot to do with individual choices. But communities can help—or hinder, says James Moon, an Arlington County, Va., resident.
Meet James Moon
A Closing Word from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey on the Commission to Build a Healthier America
by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
December 17, 2009
After a year and a half, two major reports and national events, three regional field hearings, nine issue briefs, two chart books, and more than 50 meetings with leaders from government and the private sector, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America has come to a close.
Guest Post: Toward the Healthy City
by Jason Corburn, Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
November 18, 2009
What makes a city healthy and how would we know when a city is healthy? This question has challenged planners, public health officials and urban residents from Mesopotamia to modern American cities.
Addressing Your Questions from the Healthy Communities Webinar
by Staff, Commission to Build a Healthier America
August 26, 2009
As with the first webinar, the Commission's August 4 webinar, "Creating Healthy Communities," generated more questions from participants than we could answer during the Q&A. The questions are compiled and answered by Commission staff in the post below.