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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

How Healthy is Prime Time? An Analysis of Health Content in Popular Prime Time Television Programs

The Foundation and the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center’s Hollywood, Health & Society examined three seasons (2004-2006) of top-ten-rated prime time scripted shows to measure the prevalence of health content on entertainment shows and to categorize the type of health content on prime time television. The analysis reveals that an average of…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children and Video Games

The first fact sheet in a series on topics related to children, media and health focuses on video games — pulling together the key facts on the amount of time young people spend using video games, how use varies by age, gender and ethnicity, and the best research on the…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Snapshot: The Impact of TV’s Health Content: A Case Study of ER Viewers

Survey Snapshot: The Impact of TV’s Health Content: A Case Study of ER Viewers Working with a writer/producer of the NBC drama, ER, to get advance information about upcoming episodes, researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted 10 separate national random-sample telephone surveys of regular viewers to determine the impact of entertainment media…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights

The Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights In Memoriam Nelson Mandela 1918-2013 The Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights was instituted in March 1992 by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. The Award is named for President Mandela in honor of his universal standing as a symbol…

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