Physical assault during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, can significantly increase the rates of babies born at very low birth weights (under 3.3 pounds) and very pre-term (fewer than 34 weeks gestation), according to a study published by researchers at Princeton University,...
Improving job prospects for people in economically depressed parts of the United States is unlikely to help curb the opioid epidemic, according to a study by researchers at Princeton University.
From North Dakota to Ohio to Pennsylvania, hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, has transformed small towns into energy powerhouses. While some see the new energy boom as benefiting the local economy and decreasing U.S.
Uwe Reinhardt is a winner of the 2017 Bipartisan Health Policy Leadership Award from the National Alliance of Health Policy. The award recognizes honorees who exemplify the values of bipartisan collaboration and dedication to improving the nation’s health system.
Predicting how climate change will affect the incidence of infectious diseases would have great public health benefits. But the relationship between climate and disease is extraordinarily complex, making such predictions difficult.
Researchers have had trouble explaining why black children are much more likely than other children to suffer from asthma.