A new study in the American Journal of Public Health found that raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in New York City could have averted up to 5,500 premature deaths between 2008 and 2012.
AJPH study: Women seeking abortions in Texas face challenges in access to care after clinic closures
New research shows that women whose nearest clinic closed as a result of Texas House Bill 2 traveled farther for services and had greater out-of-pocket expenses.
Residents of rural counties face greater health challenges than their urban counterparts, according to new findings out today.
New research shows how community-based approaches to prevention and care were able to reduce Ebola transmission during the recent epidemic.
The annual report released today on the health status of every U.S. state celebrated meaningful progress but warned that rising drug deaths, obesity and child poverty are serious areas of concern.
AJPH study: Medicaid coverage linked to improved access to outpatient care, control of chronic disease
New research in the American Journal of Public Health highlights how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act is creating a healthier U.S.
Study: Adolescent alcohol, drug use with or without a parent’s knowledge results in negative consequences
Adolescents who use alcohol and other drugs – both with and without a parent’s knowledge – are at great risk.
With the availability of newer technology and instant video streaming services increasing, TV binge-watching has become a cultural phenomenon. In fact, binge-watching is significantly associated with TV addiction and other negative mental health effects.
Food insecurity — or lack of consistent access to adequate foods — is a persistent public health concern across the nation, especially for college students?
An increasing number of Americans are trying to lose weight. They may lose more weight by risking money on their ability to lose it.
The Affordable Care Act has helped 16.4 million uninsured people gain health coverage, but roughly half of Americans don’t support the law. Misinformation is a big reason why.