Jan. 21, 2015 — Why are health awareness campaigns failing to reduce skyrocketing obesity rates? According to a new study, consumers continue to make their eating decisions based on taste ... full story
Jan. 20, 2015 — As the United States population has doubled since 1955, the number of inpatient psychiatric beds in the United States has been cut by nearly 95 percent to just 45,000, a wholly inadequate equation ... full story
Jan. 14, 2015 — A new study offers an explanation for why women fear face-to-face crime more than men, despite being less likely to experience most crimes. The findings support the theory that women may have a ... full story
Jan. 12, 2015 — The earthquake that rocked Haiti on 12 January 2010 was one of the four greatest killers recorded worldwide since 1990. It smacked headlong into the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince, home to over ... full story
Jan. 8, 2015 — Women who experience racial discrimination while pregnant suffer significant health impacts that are passed on to their infants, new research has ... full story
Dec. 23, 2014 — The bonds that tie a neighborhood together can help shield community members from gun violence, according to new findings. "Violence results in chronic community-level trauma and stress, and ... full story
Dec. 22, 2014 — Boosting the incomes of poor, elderly residents in developing countries can significantly improve their health and well-being, particularly in lung function and memory, a new study shows. The study ... full story
Dec. 18, 2014 — An investigation into factors related to disparities of depression in young adults has found that higher parental education -- which has a protective effect for white youth -- can also increase the ... full story
Dec. 16, 2014 — Eliminating health disparities between races is a goal of many groups and organizations, but a team of sociologists suggests that finding the reasons for the differences in the timing of black and ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — Despite recent significant gains in health care access throughout the United States, people of color continue to grapple with a disproportionate burden of chronic disease. Now an expert deliberates ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — If Internet Service Providers known as ISPs initiate price discrimination in their pricing, a “recongestion effect” will occur. In other words, online delivery channels that are less congested at ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — Fourteen years after the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC), researchers have identified several elements that have had a critical impact on the evolution of the WTC response and, directly or ... full story
Dec. 8, 2014 — Older Latinos living in the US who perceive their neighborhoods as safer and more walkable are less likely to develop severe depressive symptoms, and the effect may be long term, a new study ... full story
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- Chicago summer jobs program for high school students dramatically reduces youth violence
- Medical schools have ethical obligation to accept applications from undocumented immigrants, experts say
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- People in unhappy places are depressed more than a week a month
- People conceived during Dutch famine have altered regulation of growth genes
- Microfinance program 'Pigs for Peace' also improves mental health symptoms for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Child poverty pervasive in large American cities, new report shows
- Widening wage gap linked to more deaths among black Americans
- Entrepreneurs to venture capitalists: Don’t be a Scrooge
- Barriers to public health data-sharing; life-saving solutions
- Risk analysis for a complex world
- U.S. nursing leaders issue blueprint for 21st century nursing ethics
- Datasets used by policymakers, scientists for public health analyses inconsistent
- Should health systems send patients abroad to save money?
- Most U.S. adults cannot donate a kidney due to preventable health problems, potential loss of income
- Without security, there can be no health care: Infectious disease challenges caused by the conflict in Syria
- Many dialysis patients unprepared for emergencies, disasters
- The Trojan horse burger: Do companies that 'do good' sell unhealthy food?
- Prosthetic, orthotic service in developing countries examined
- Satellite images shed light, or lack thereof, on the impact of the Syrian conflict
- Lost Diggers of Fromelles: Identifying, caring for dead of the first world war
- Preclinical oncology coursework could help with practitioner shortage
- Less reward, more aversion when learning tricky tasks
- Half of elderly people are more than happy to consume new foods
- The right to privacy in a big data world: When properly understood, privacy rules essential, experts say
- Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst
- Should the Japanese give nuclear power another chance?
- Diversity in medical education: Not so black and white anymore
- Why me? Many women living in poverty blame children, love life
- Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
- Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
- Size of minority population impacts states' prison rates, study finds
- How to train a robot: Can we teach robots right from wrong?
- Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows
- Reducing chronic disease in Asian Americans: Researchers target diet
- Sesame Street goes to jail: Physicians should follow
- Workplace diversity can help bottom line, study shows
- Is Australia prepared for Ebola?
- Ethical filament: Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?
- Friend or foe: 'Devastating' number of hate-fuelled crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
- 'Compassionate use' and other means of accessing unproven, unapproved treatments could impact long-term medical benefits
- Why are consumers willing to spend more money on ethical products?
- Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of humanmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency?
- Recommendations to improve scientific decision-making
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status
- Poverty-obesity link more prevalent for women than men, study shows
- When casualties increased, war coverage became more negative
- New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction
- Everyday discrimination impacts mental health
- Sickle cell patients who experience discrimination miss out on treatment
- An evolutionary approach to epidemics
- Poverty, not bias, explains racial/ethnic differences in child abuse
- Discrimination among homeless adults in Toronto with mental illness
- Global food trade may not meet all future demand, study indicates
- Recommendation by a physician could halve racial disparity in who gets a flu shot
- Social welfare may fall in a more ethical market
- Study of Chilean quake shows potential for future earthquake
- Could urbanization, biodiversity be compatible?