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2013 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2013 CDC report noting that the suicide rate for middle-aged Americans has been increasing.
2012 literature review by Journalist’s Resource featuring a half-dozen studies.
2013 review of prior studies and research on dog-related injuries. Topics include children’s risks, dog breeds and policy analysis.
2012 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology that finds health risks are different in terms of obesity for African-American and white adults.
2012 study in Archives of Internal Medicine providing a definitive look at the strong connection between the eating of red meat and the chances of early death.
2013 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the relationship between increasing social isolation and ill health among older people.
2013 research review of ideas for reporting on cycling in your community: 10 potential stories.
2009 study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine on the number and type of injuries in the U.S. due to shoveling snow.
Review of recently-published scholarly literature and government reports on winter weather and human activities.
2012 study in JAMA highlighting the differences in pay among members of the medical profession.
2010 overview of studies in Clinical Psychology Review on risk factors for domestic violence among military veterans.
2010 study in Psychiatric Services looks at rates of treatment initiation among veterans diagnosed with PTSD, as well as variations in treatment.
2012 study from the University of Michigan and University of Washington comparing the quality of life and health of amputees.
2010 study by the University of Minnesota Medical School and Duke University Medical Center on relationship problems among returning Iraq and Afghanistan soldiers.
2012 study from Rutgers finds that overly broad definitions of mental illness have resulted in improper categorization of some poor mothers as suffering from psychiatric conditions.
2012 study in the American Journal of Public Health comparing suicide rates among veterans to those among the general public.
2012 review of scientific literature on potential health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas.
2012 literature review of research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2010 study from the University of Sydney and St. Vincent’s Hospital (Darlinghurst, Australia) published in Schizophrenic Bulletin on the link between homicidal behavior and early untreated schizophrenia.