As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.
Many people with advanced dementia -- and men in particular -- often receive interventions that researchers deem burdensome, according to a new study in JAMA Network Open.
Researchers have pinpointed a phenomenon in children who have experienced adversity that can have negative health effects that extend into adulthood.
Researchers and physicians point to a growing body of peer-reviewed academic scholarship in support of gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth.
Researchers have documented and quantified the physical and mental health toll that immigrant children experience during and after detention.
Patients seeking mental health care deal with hurdles such as incorrect phone numbers, month-long delays in scheduling appointments and psychiatrists who refuse to accept insurance.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.
As the U.S. prepares for its 2020 census, we summarize research that looks at who’s most likely to be missed by the decennial population count and how an incorrect tally can hurt communities.
“On average, people with disabilities have a lot more encounters with the health care system -- they need more health care,” says researcher H. Stephen Kaye.
Is it possible to stem the tide of health misinformation on the internet? We summarized seven recent experimental studies on the efficacy of interventions used to correct false info online.