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.
2015 roundup of academic research relevant to the global decline in gas/oil prices, and the potential effects on public health, transportation and driving, business economics and public policy decisions.
2014 review of recent studies and reports on online discrimination and potential downsides of digital marketplaces featuring user profiles and data.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.
2014 study in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface that examines the relationship between the location and timing of disease outbreaks and the characteristics of outbreak sites.
Ten databases that can provide insight into reporting on local affairs, including public schools’ disciplinary practices, local farms, firearms dealers and hazardous-materials incidents.
2013 study by Northwestern University on the relative fatality risk of a broad range of motorized and non-motorized transportation modes in the United States.
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of NCDs such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insight into public health issues with Native Americans living in urban areas and on tribal lands in the United States.
2014 research from UCLA, the RAND Corporation, ACT and Columbia University published in Pediatrics exploring how students in Los Angeles benefit from attending better-quality schools.