New research finds that legalized abortion following Roe v. Wade accounts for 45% of the decline in U.S. crime rates over the past three decades. Some other economists are not convinced.
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.
New research suggests that people who know more about the benefits of physical activity spend more time doing it.
People with chronic illnesses, mental health concerns, disabilities and the seasonal flu are less likely to vote.
A childhood obesity prevention program helped kids get healthier, especially minority children, new research finds.
Adults who had incarcerated parents are less likely to get medical care when they need it and more likely to engage in risky behaviors.
After same-sex marriage was legalized in the U.S., more gay men reported having health insurance, access to medical care and annual checkups.
Two new studies show how advertising can help promote healthy or unhealthy behaviors.