New research on immigrant health from the American Public Health Association's 2018 annual meeting.
As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.
A new study identifies one important driver of heroin overdoses in the United States: the reformulation of Oxycontin.
People with chronic illnesses, mental health concerns, disabilities and the seasonal flu are less likely to vote.
Over two years, more than 1,000 medical crowdfunding campaigns raised nearly $7 million for scientifically unsupported or potentially dangerous treatments.
This roundup brings together a sampling of recent studies that highlight health-related differences between rural and urban areas.
An emerging body of research is starting to paint a clearer picture of how concussions work and their potentially serious, lasting consequences.
Hospital mergers may result in increased health care costs, even when a merger doesn’t reduce competition in a market, according to new research by UCLA economist Matt Schmitt.
After the launch of an initiative to reduce maternal mortality in California, the maternal death rate fell by nearly half.
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.