2014 article in Reviews on Environmental Health summarizing relevant research findings on the benefits, dangers, disposal of, and future innovative potential for plastics.
2014 review of research-based perspectives on the potential outbreak of Ebola virus in the United States and the challenges of dealing with a large-scale epidemic
2014 research brief on the impact of Medicaid expansion on health-insurance exchanges, by Jeffrey Clemens, University of California, San Diego, and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 review of scientific literature on the health effects of electronic cigarette use, behavioral impacts on users and marketing efforts by e-cigarette companies.
Research review of data and studies relating to intimate partner violence and abusive relationships.
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 study in the American Journal of Managed Care demonstrating how Medicaid restrictions can lead to a greater likelihood of incarceration for persons with mental illness.
2014 roundup of research on the health effects of putting fluoride in public water systems as well as a primer to help journalists avoid “he said, she said” reporting on the issue.
2014 report from the U.S. Census Bureau paints a detailed picture of those over 65 in the United States, including health care spending, employment and diversity.
2014 study from Harvard and the London School of Economics that suggests that the conventional explanations for U.S. residents’ relatively poor health are not sufficient and social policy needs to be examined more thoroughly.