Category: Public Health
While shark attacks are rare, reports of attacks are on the rise worldwide. This collection of research examines shark-attack trends, victim injuries, how the media portrays sharks and more.
A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
The EPA declined, after years of review, to ban the common insecticide chlorpyrifos in March 2017. We outline the controversy and the evidence it hurts developing brains.
In some states, 20 to 30 percent of working-age adults have a physical, emotional or cognitive disability, according to a new study that looks at disability prevalence in each state.
Despite regulatory hurdles, a growing body of scholarship is answering important questions about the health impacts of medical and recreational pot.
A new study suggests that laws allowing police to directly cite motorists for not wearing seat belts may be less effective than they once were at reducing accident deaths.
Journalist’s Resource has pulled together academic studies that look at dietary supplements from various angles, including usage rates, adverse health effects and marketing to teenagers.
Workers in windowless offices are less happy, less healthy and more stressed than their colleagues with steady sources of daylight, an extensive body of research says.
How much do Americans smoke? Not nearly as much as they used to. But e-cigarettes are exploding in popularity. And sales of traditional cigarettes are not falling as quickly as they were.
While debates about financial inequality generally focus on individual earnings and wealth, a new study suggests the value of health insurance is a crucial factor affecting the distribution of income in the United States.