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.
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
Treating an ailing neighborhood as a “patient” helped improve housing and quality of life in a neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
Benzodiazepine prescriptions are on the rise. We explain the anti-anxiety drugs' potential for abuse, addiction and overdose.
We spotlight research on working moms. Overall, the research suggests maternal employment has little impact on kid's behavior and academic achievement over the short term and may have long-term benefits.
A childhood obesity prevention program helped kids get healthier, especially minority children, new research finds.
Two new studies show that American patients in the rural South are more likely to receive opioid prescriptions than patients in the urban North.
Adults who had incarcerated parents are less likely to get medical care when they need it and more likely to engage in risky behaviors.