Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data dashboard highlights COVID-19 demographics and time trends

As news reports underline the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, a new data visualization dashboard developed by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists ...

Medications

Video: Fighting the opioid epidemic with data

In an effort to stay a step ahead of the opioid epidemic, UConn Health is part of a collaboration with the state Department of Public Health (DPH) that aims to track crucial data and create an early warning system to alert ...

Health

Community demographics linked to hospital readmissions

Nearly 60 percent of the variation in hospital readmission rates appears to be associated with where the hospital is located rather than on the hospital's performance, finds a new study in Health Services Research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Openly gay: Does it affect performance appraisal?

Although knowing an actor is gay significantly affected ratings of his masculinity, there was no significant effect on ratings of his acting performance, researchers say.

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