Communities with local health departments that promote and provide mental health care have lower rates of preventable hospitalizations.
Beyond race, factors including income, education level, insurance status and health literacy are linked to children’s asthma outcomes, including severity of and control over the condition.
Hate speech is not hard to find in 2017. Such verbal violence begets hate and prejudice, a new study finds.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in
Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
Who gets the flu shot, who doesn't, and why?
White children are more likely to receive unnecessary antibiotics for viral illnesses during emergency room visits than their black and Hispanic peers.
This roundup compiles scholarship on sexual harassment and assault, with an eye to demographic trends and health effects.
This compilation of the latest research on women’s sexual health will help journalists understand changes to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. Studies highlight how contraceptive use and cost has changed in recent years, changes in insurance coverage and outcomes related to contraceptive use.
Among the elderly, women and black people are more likely to be admitted to the hospital from exposure to wildfire smoke than men and people of other races.