Child and adolescent deaths have decreased 51.7% worldwide from 1990 to 2017. But the gap between poor and rich countries has grown.
Eric Rimm reflects on his viral comments about French fries, offering pointers for how to cover research that’s getting a lot of media attention.
New research suggests that people who know more about the benefits of physical activity spend more time doing it.
New research on immigrant health from the American Public Health Association's 2018 annual meeting.
People with chronic illnesses, mental health concerns, disabilities and the seasonal flu are less likely to vote.
Over one-third of a sample of American soldiers who attempted suicide did not have a prior mental health diagnosis, a new study finds.
Treating an ailing neighborhood as a “patient” helped improve housing and quality of life in a neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
A childhood obesity prevention program helped kids get healthier, especially minority children, new research finds.
Two new studies show that American patients in the rural South are more likely to receive opioid prescriptions than patients in the urban North.
Adults who had incarcerated parents are less likely to get medical care when they need it and more likely to engage in risky behaviors.