Psychology & Psychiatry

Mitigating the effects of childhood trauma

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can lead to mental health disorders in adolescence, and healthy family functioning and civic engagement can mitigate such damaging impact, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden ...

Overweight & Obesity

Study shows public support for laws against weight discrimination

Government policies and laws against weight discrimination have broad public support in four nations where this form of bias is prevalent, according to a new multinational study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity ...

Health

US risks losing out to Asia in medical research

Medical research saves lives, suffering and dollars – while also creating jobs and economic activity. The United States has long led the world, with hundreds of thousands of jobs and marketable discoveries generated by ...

Health

How African homes impact health

Machine learning study finds housing have improved in sub-Saharan Africa but adequate water and sanitation remains biggest challenge.

Health

The U.S. health care system—a patchwork that no one likes

Almost all parties agree that the health care system in the U.S., which is responsible for about 17 percent of our GDP, is badly broken. Soaring costs, low quality, insurance reimbursements and co-payments confusing even ...