2014 research brief on how local and national media coverage of local health issues shifts over time, by Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University, and Sarah Elizabeth Gollust, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
2015 review of recent research and relevant data that can help put peanut and food allergies in context, with a look at medical facts and trends relating to regulation.
2015 study from Stetson University published in Journal of Communications that explores violence in movies and video games and rates of societal violence over the same period.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
After the 2015 death of the New York Times media critic, we highlight his 2011 conversation with technology scholar danah boyd on the nature of media in the era of WikiLeaks and Occupy Wall Street.
2014 study in Health Affairs analyzing how the implementation of the Dependant Coverage Provision of the ACA helped boost rates of young persons seeking mental health treatment.
2015 review of public health and communications research suggesting that messages to address growing noncompliance with vaccines must be modified and tested.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2014 study in the American Journal of Public Health on the cost-effectiveness of welfare reform, examining both cost savings and effects on mortality rates and life expectancy.
2013 review of scholarly literature and government reports on winter weather and human activities, including on how to prevent or manage some of the season’s worst threats.