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Trust for America's Health Supports Recommendations from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America
Date:4/2/2009

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeff Levi, PhD, Executive Director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) in response to the release of the new report Beyond Health Care: Directions to a Healthier America by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America:

"Every American should have the opportunity to be as healthy as he or she can be. And every community should be safe from threats to its health. When it comes to improving the health of Americans, this report shows that we need to think beyond the doctor's office, since much of what impacts our health happens in our communities, homes, offices, and schools. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America provides an essential set of recommendation for how to improve the health of Americans by providing the opportunity to be healthier - through improving education and housing, providing smoke-free environments, increasing access to healthy foods, and ensuring safe places to live, learn, work and play.

People do not make decisions in a vacuum. They are influenced by the world around them. Enacting the Commission's recommendations will help make healthier choices easier choices for millions of Americans.

TFAH joins the Commission in calling for more reliable data on health status, disparities, and the impact of where people live on their health to be able to give national, state, and local policymakers the information they need to make effective decisions. It is important that we understand how healthy communities are, where there are vulnerabilities, and be able to evaluate how effective strategies are for addressing gaps. We know that if the recommendations in this report were enacted, we could dramatically improve the health of Americans, and we know there are numerous evidence-based community-based disease prevention programs that can help r
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