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.
Washington Post reporter Eugene Scott talks about the role of identity politics in the upcoming midterm elections and what he thinks journalists can do to improve their coverage.
A survey of 1,300 adults living in rural America finds they are preoccupied by economic issues and the ongoing opioid epidemic.
Hispanic student enrollment fell in counties where local law enforcement agencies partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to find and remove people not authorized to be in the U.S., a new paper finds.
Tips for reporting on the Latino immigrant community and mental health issues from award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa.
An emerging body of research is starting to paint a clearer picture of how concussions work and their potentially serious, lasting consequences.
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.
We teamed up with two reporters who know a lot about firearms to create a tip sheet that briefs journalists on basic terminology and warns them about some of the pitfalls of covering gun issues.