“On average, people with disabilities have a lot more encounters with the health care system -- they need more health care,” says researcher H. Stephen Kaye.
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Computers in Human Behavior offers insights into how Russia's elections-interference operation played out on Twitter.
Is it possible to stem the tide of health misinformation on the internet? We summarized seven recent experimental studies on the efficacy of interventions used to correct false info online.
Federal legislators embroiled in a financial or sex scandal receive much more money from donors and generally win re-election — if the scandal garners national media attention, research finds.
Two studies demonstrate a link between Medicaid expansion and positive health outcomes, adding evidence to inform an ongoing policy debate.
Each year, around 88,000 people in the United States die from alcohol-related causes. We’re sharing eight tips on how journalists can improve their coverage of alcohol, based on suggestions from journalists and researchers with subject-area expertise.
Money and illegal drugs are inextricable. This roundup brings together recent research exploring the wide-ranging relationship between economics and drugs.
Benzodiazepine prescriptions are on the rise. We explain the anti-anxiety drugs' potential for abuse, addiction and overdose.
National rates of cocaine use have climbed in recent years, and the ubiquity of the highly potent synthetic opioid fentanyl has made the resurgence particularly deadly. We’ve summarized some of the latest research.
New research finds that legalized abortion following Roe v. Wade accounts for 45% of the decline in U.S. crime rates over the past three decades. Some other economists are not convinced.