Racial attitudes were the primary reason white Southerners abandoned the Democratic Party after party leaders began to advocate for civil rights legislation during the last half of the 20th century, a new study finds.
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.
A survey of 1,300 adults living in rural America finds they are preoccupied by economic issues and the ongoing opioid epidemic.
As the #MeToo movement has grown, one question continues to surface: Why would someone who experienced sexual assault wait years to come forward? Research shows the answer is complicated.
Safe gun storage can limit unauthorized users’ access to firearms. This roundup features recent research on the topic.
We’ve gathered research to help journalists consider how they cover a group with whom some appear to have trouble relating: gun owners and people who use firearms.
According to survey data from more than 2100 adults, one-quarter of Americans who have been stalked never told anyone about it.
This tip sheet, from two journalists who grew up poor and still have strong ties to the working class, is meant to help newsrooms do a better job covering poverty and people with limited resources.
Contrary to popular belief, U.S. military veterans haven’t always been affiliated with the Republican Party – in fact, older veterans are more likely to be Democrats