2009 study looking at the potential for reductions in surgical complications and patient deaths from adopting a surgical safety checklist.
2010 study by researchers from UCSF, the University of Oklahoma and UC Berkeley on the prevalence of obesity among California public school students.
Study by researchers from Harvard, Vanderbilt and Brigham and Women's Hospital on the rate of hearing loss among U.S. adolescents.
2010 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the health of area residents and workers.
2010 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on the effects of a school-based program addressing risk factors for diabetes and obesity.
2010 study from UC Irvine and Queen’s University examining the effects of public-place smoking laws on smoking prevalence and second-hand smoke exposure.
2010 paper by the Harvard Medical School examining whether treating children and adults with mental health illnesses could reduce crime.
2009 metastudy in the Journal of Sleep Research on the relationship between sleep duration and mortality, based on 23 separate research papers
2009 paper in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes examining the relationship between Medicare spending and outcomes for patients with heart failures
2010 paper by Columbia University and City College researchers on the impact of smoking and obesity on mortality and disease.