Category: Public Health
Worship, by reducing stress, may be the secret to longer and healthier lives.
This collection of research studies and reports looks at child deaths in hot vehicles, including how the conditions inside automobiles contribute to heat stroke and death.
An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in
The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.
As the planet warms, record-breaking heat waves have become a public health crisis in developing countries like India, where the heat has killed thousands in recent years.
Mass shootings in the United States used to hurt the stock value of publicly listed gun makers. That effect has worn off, however, as the violence has become customary.
Being born into a world with cleaner air seems to make people more successful, a new paper finds.
The environmental impacts of burning coal are well known. But transporting coal can also hurt the health of people living nearby, a new study shows.
By mandating that health insurance plans cover dependents until age 26, Obamacare may have saved a dramatic number of young Americans’ lives.
When we flush, Prozac, cocaine and antibiotics trickle into the ecosystem. Researchers are just beginning to understand their effects.
A new study suggests young women who are not heterosexual are at a greater risk of accidental pregnancy, partly because they are less likely than straight women to use contraceptives.