Three recent studies examine the effectiveness and unintended consequences of banning religious exemptions to childhood vaccinations in California schools.
A recent study challenges the role that legalizing medical marijuana might play in easing the opioid epidemic.
This research roundup looks at the potential health care-related effects of the new "public charge" rule due to go into effect Oct. 15.
Researchers have pinpointed a phenomenon in children who have experienced adversity that can have negative health effects that extend into adulthood.
Researchers and physicians point to a growing body of peer-reviewed academic scholarship in support of gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth.
We’ve gathered research that examines how journalists cover mass shootings, including how they portray shooters of different races, religious backgrounds.
Dozens of people in the U.S. have found frogs, bats, birds and other creatures -- some still alive -- in their packaged produce in recent years, finds a new study.
Journalists report on complex and difficult topics, including natural disasters, political violence and human suffering. We’ve summarized studies that look at how occupational stress affects journalists' mental health.
Researchers have documented and quantified the physical and mental health toll that immigrant children experience during and after detention.
Patients seeking mental health care deal with hurdles such as incorrect phone numbers, month-long delays in scheduling appointments and psychiatrists who refuse to accept insurance.