Last updated: November 30, 2016
A study in Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered an growing portion of those costs.
Last updated: November 29, 2016
When New York is enveloped in pollution, the stock market loses value and sends a negative signal to global markets, a new paper finds.
Last updated: November 21, 2016
Environmental regulations can hurt, but also create jobs, our newest research review finds. It depends on the health of the economy and the type of industry.
Last updated: November 18, 2016
A study in the Journal of Forensic Sciences explores the unclaimed dead, including who they are, why they aren’t claimed and how coroner offices process them.
Last updated: November 17, 2016
Adults, especially seniors and those with health problems, report higher levels of life satisfaction thanks to the internet, according to a study in Computers in Human Behavior.
Last updated: November 14, 2016
A working paper suggests tax hikes targeting the wealthiest 1 percent did not stop their income growth and helped the economy overall.