Diabetes, heart disease and back pain are the priciest ailments in the United States, a new survey has found. And the cost of healthcare is rising far faster than inflation.
A study in Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered a growing portion of those costs.
2015 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2014 study from Princeton University and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.
2014 research from UCLA, the RAND Corporation, ACT and Columbia University published in Pediatrics exploring how students in Los Angeles benefit from attending better-quality schools.
2014 review of relevant reports and studies on the issue of heroin abuse and availability in the United States as well as the drug's sources around the world.
2014 review by the non-partisan RAND Corporation of rules and regulations relating to marijuana possession and sales globally.
2013 review of studies that look at the effects of marijuana use on cognitive functioning, as the federal policy debate over legalization continues to grow.
2013 study from Cornell and Colorado State suggesting that the broader sale of wine among local stores is not associated with greater health risks.
2013 study from Boston University and Johns Hopkins providing the first available national estimates of youth alcohol brand preference.