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.
2014 research in American Journal of Public Health analyzing pooled data on sexual orientation and suicide-related outcomes, specifically those relating to ideation, planning, and attempts.
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 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.
2014 study in Public Understanding of Science that explores how ostensibly “scientific” graphical elements in a medication ad can increase consumers’ belief in its effectiveness.
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.
Literature review of recent research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2014 research brief on the challenges of responding to the threat of Ebola in the United States, by Mark A. Rothstein, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 article in Reviews on Environmental Health summarizing relevant research findings on the benefits, dangers, disposal of, and future innovative potential for plastics.