Mar. 25, 2015 — A study has for the first time analyzed how Twitter, TV and newspapers reported the IPCC's climate evidence. Understanding how media coverage varies is important because people's knowledge ... full story
Mar. 24, 2015 — Despite catastrophic earthquakes, the most vulnerable residents do not take steps to prepare themselves against future disaster, according to a new study. The authors provide an example from southern ... full story
Mar. 19, 2015 — Across much of the Western world, 25 years of expansion of the medical system has actually led to people feeling less healthy over time, a new study has ... full story
Mar. 16, 2015 — Depictions of race on television news programs can strongly influence support for police among non-white viewers, research shows. "Black men and women -- particularly black men -- are ... full story
Mar. 16, 2015 — There is still no evidence of genetic difference between blacks and whites to account for the health disparities in cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a new study. The researchers suggest ... full story
Mar. 13, 2015 — Media and popular culture might portray religion and science as being at odds, but new research suggests just the ... full story
Mar. 12, 2015 — Discrimination by doctors or hospitals can make older patients even sicker, researchers report. A national survey shows that one in every three older Americans who are on the receiving end of ... full story
Mar. 11, 2015 — The number of people potentially exposed to future sea level rise and associated storm surge flooding may be highest in low-elevation coastal zones in Asia and ... full story
Mar. 11, 2015 — A new analysis finds that U.S. news media coverage of the Fukushima disaster largely minimized health risks to the general population. Researchers analyzed more than 2,000 news articles from four ... full story
Mar. 5, 2015 — While many blame the 'teenage brain' for high rates of teen crime, violence, and driving incidents, an important factor has been ignored: teenagers as a group suffer much higher average ... full story
Mar. 4, 2015 — The stigma surrounding people with severe mental illness in India leads to increased poverty among them, especially women, according to new research. "Mental health professionals must ... full story
Mar. 4, 2015 — An increase in Twitter sentiment (the positivity or negativity of tweets) is associated with an increase in state-level enrollment in the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance marketplaces ... full story
Mar. 3, 2015 — Frenzy, frustration and disappointment are what home buyers have come to dread about real estate bidding wars. They'd better get used to it, suggests a new study. Once a rarity -- representing ... full story
Strong Connection Between Violence, Mental Illness in Guatemala During Civil War Lessens in Postwar PeriodFeb. 26, 2015 — Violence during the civil war in Guatemala from 1960 to 1996 resulted in the development of significant mental health problems and conditions for the county’s people, according to a new ... full story
Feb. 24, 2015 — Healthcare professionals should be helped to speak up if they become aware of threats to patient safety or wrongdoing. But as one investigator reports, it's not easy for doctors in India to ... full story
Feb. 20, 2015 — Crack users are much more likely to experience arrest than powder cocaine users, and being poor is the true overwhelming correlate, not being black or a minority, a new study ... full story
Feb. 18, 2015 — Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new ... full story
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- The right to privacy in a big data world: When properly understood, privacy rules essential, experts say
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- Should the Japanese give nuclear power another chance?
- Diversity in medical education: Not so black and white anymore
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- Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
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