Paying for medical, housing or food bills is a challenge for 40% of rural American adults, according to the results of a new nationally representative survey.
Child and adolescent deaths have decreased 51.7% worldwide from 1990 to 2017. But the gap between poor and rich countries has grown.
Research shows that when people of different races and ethnicities had equal access to health care, disparities in death rates decreased.
Over one in ten households in the U.S. spends more than half their income on housing costs – a financial burden that takes a toll on health, too.
Cancer incidence and mortality rates are on the decline in the U.S., but not for everyone. Socioeconomic disparities are widening.
Solutions-oriented asthma research from the past few years, which spans from pest management interventions to hospital-based programs to green housing initiatives.
This roundup brings together a sampling of recent studies that highlight health-related differences between rural and urban areas.
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
A childhood obesity prevention program helped kids get healthier, especially minority children, new research finds.
Having a garden at school might influence whether vegetables are available to children at home, a forthcoming study finds.