After the launch of an initiative to reduce maternal mortality in California, the maternal death rate fell by nearly half.
Researchers have found a link between journalists’ coverage of sexual assault, the prevalence of rape in society and how seriously police take reports when victims come forward.
Massachusetts school policies that ban students from bringing peanuts from home or require classrooms to be “peanut free” have no effect on the number of times school nurses administer epinephrine to kids allergic to peanuts or tree nuts.
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.
When U.S. newspapers cover school shootings, photos of perpetrators outnumber photos of individual victims by a ratio of 16 to 1, on average, a recent analysis shows.
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
Many of the most popular news stories about health research include overstated findings or substantial inaccuracies, suggests a new study.
Treating an ailing neighborhood as a “patient” helped improve housing and quality of life in a neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
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The War Horse share their reporting standards for interviewing the survivors of war-related trauma.
Benzodiazepine prescriptions are on the rise. We explain the anti-anxiety drugs' potential for abuse, addiction and overdose.