Our personal well-being is more than twice as sensitive to economic decline as it is to economic growth, according to a new study.
Lyme disease, a bacterial infection spread through ticks, has been linked in a study to a new concern: obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS).
What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
It turns out pigs can fly. And turtles and dogs, but maybe not peacocks or hamsters. As some household (and exotic) pets receive promotions to more clinical roles as emotional support animals (ESAs), companions that run the gamut from furry to scaly are popping up increasingly in unexpected places. The U.S. Department of Justice
Communities with local health departments that promote and provide mental health care have lower rates of preventable hospitalizations.
This roundup compiles scholarship on sexual harassment and assault, with an eye to demographic trends and health effects.
2014 study in
Health Affairs analyzing how the implementation of the Dependant Coverage Provision of the ACA helped boost rates of young persons seeking mental health treatment.
2016 collection of research that offers insight on the link between gun violence and mental illness and the effectiveness of laws that ban certain people from buying firearms.
2015 working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research that examines medical spending among elderly Americans, with a focus on the amount of medical expenses for those who are ages 70 to 90.
A study by Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco focuses on the correlation between mental health and the risk for heart-related diseases