(HealthDay)—Raising the minimum hourly wage in every state by as little as $1 above the federal level might lead to fewer infant deaths and cases of low birth weight babies, a new study suggests.
(HealthDay)—Single working moms, who are often pressed for time and money, may have to worry about their heart health, too.
Return on investment in county public health departments in California exceeds return on investment in many other areas of medical care, according to a new study by a University of California, Berkeley economist.
The obesity epidemic affects women and men of every ethnic group in the United States, but strong gender and racial disparities in the risk of overweight and obesity exist. African American women are currently more at risk ...
The Affordable Care Act has reduced racial and ethnic disparities in health insurance coverage, although substantial disparities remain, a new study shows.