To help reporters consider how best to cover obesity, Journalist’s Resource has summarized the findings of several recent studies on broader trends in the media.
Two new studies show how advertising can help promote healthy or unhealthy behaviors.
Nearly 2 million low-income families affected by cardiovascular disease face high or catastrophic financial burdens due to out-of-pocket costs.
Teen boys from low-income neighborhoods in Pittsburgh were less likely to have perpetuated violence if they had goals and hope for the future.
After the passage of California’s Proposition 47, which reduced criminal penalties for drug possession, felony drug arrest rates declined and racial disparities among these arrests decreased.
Offering families financial assistance to purchase food in the summer improved school-aged children’s food security by 20 percent and boosted the quality of their diets.
Studies show that areas with fewer local news outlets have lower levels of civic engagement, voter turnout and political accountability.
Enrollment in SNAP and the Affordable Care Act declined among Hispanic citizens of the United States after the Secure Communities program took effect.
A growing body of research addresses the issue of responses to climate change, including the decision to relocate or rebuild.
Fracking is linked to increased rates of sexually transmitted infections in Ohio, according to research published in March 2018 in