Category: Public Health
While the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic is often discussed as a white issue, new research indicates that prescription opioid use in black adults is just as high.
Foodborne illness can hide in our favorite comestibles. Luckily, researchers are developing tools to identify outbreaks and mitigate risks.
Immigrants to the United States who are not citizens are more likely to have worse oral health compared to natives and naturalized citizens.
Nearly one-third of mayors believe that city policies won’t lessen health disparities, according to new research from Drexel University.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
More adults get checkups and report better health after nurse practitioners gain the autonomy to practice primary care without doctor oversight.
What happens when you take genetic tests out of the doctor's office? Research highlights the effects of direct-to-consumer testing services.
A shorter course of treatment for hepatitis C works just as well as a longer one for black patients.
To improve health outcomes for black men, some researchers are bringing care to non-traditional settings, such as barbershops.