The new e-cigarette flavor ban has a notable exemption: menthol. Research shows that menthol cigarette use is highest among young smokers.
Exposure to extremely hot weather relative to the norm during pregnancy puts women and infants at risk for health problems.
A new paper quantifies the amount of household instability U.S. children experience over the course of their childhoods. A key source of instability: siblings, stepsiblings and other relatives.
A new paper out of the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that for each additional dollar in per capita tax revenue collected in 1870, a black politician was 25% more likely to experience violence.
Research that looks into exactly where toxic waste sites are located, and the demographics of neighboring communities.
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.
Many hair products used by black women and children contain unlisted chemicals that can interfere with the body’s natural hormones.
A shorter course of treatment for hepatitis C works just as well as a longer one for black patients.
To improve health outcomes for black men, some researchers are bringing care to non-traditional settings, such as barbershops.