After the launch of an initiative to reduce maternal mortality in California, the maternal death rate fell by nearly half.
Researchers have found a link between journalists’ coverage of sexual assault, the prevalence of rape in society and how seriously police take reports when victims come forward.
Massachusetts school policies that ban students from bringing peanuts from home or require classrooms to be “peanut free” have no effect on the number of times school nurses administer epinephrine to kids allergic to peanuts
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.
When U.S. newspapers cover school shootings, photos of perpetrators outnumber photos of individual victims by a ratio of 16 to 1, on average, a recent analysis shows.
Contrary to popular belief, U.S. military veterans haven’t always been affiliated with the Republican Party – in fact, older veterans are more likely to be Democrats
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
Low-wage employers in Washington DC discriminate against applicants with longer commutes and, to a lesser extent, those with stereotypically “black” names, according to a forthcoming study.
A small fraction of people who voted in Texas and Michigan in 2016 lacked a photo ID, but those who did were disproportionately people of color, according to two new working papers.
Treating an ailing neighborhood as a “patient” helped improve housing and quality of life in a neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.