Research associates new policing tactics in Camden, NJ, with lower rates of gunshot patients at a major regional trauma center, part of a turnaround for a city once synonymous with violent crime.
Print newspaper coverage of suicide falls short of expert recommendations, new research in JAMA Network Open finds.
Exposure to extremely hot weather relative to the norm during pregnancy puts women and infants at risk for health problems.
Research shows the extent to which doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants across the nation have oversupplied patients with opioids, spurring a national crisis.
Health warning labels that use strong causal language deter consumers more than labels with weaker language.
American diets have gotten a little healthier, but still fall short of federal government recommendations for healthy eating.
Efforts to change transgender individuals' gender identity are linked to severe psychological distress and suicide attempts, according to a new study in JAMA Psychiatry.
Native-born Americans who live in Los Angeles County neighborhoods with a higher proportion of immigrants tend to eat less fast food and more fruits and vegetables.
Globally, as many as half of the people who survive extreme weather events experience negative mental health outcomes.
A recent study challenges the role that legalizing medical marijuana might play in easing the opioid epidemic.