In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
Prescription opiods, stimulants such as those used to treat ADHD and the ingredients found in sexual dysfunction drugs like Viagra are some of the drugs that are being marketed to US consumers.
Skin grafts for severe burn injuries may require multiple operations over the course of a lifetime to address crippling scars.
The reasons why people may seek out late-term abortions are complex and are often based on new medical information and delays caused by state policies.
New research found that consumers were less likely to buy a product associated with pleasure if marketers emphasized it was developed with science.
A team analyzed more than 21 million tweets about COVID-19 vaccines and found that negative sentiments on social media were tied to lower-than-expected vaccination rates in many nations.
A global team of researchers analyzed 34 studies of unconditional cash-transfer programs administered in low- and middle-income countries.
Experts say making meals available to all students reduces the stigma associated with a free lunch.
Researchers find that households without enough diapers for their children are more likely to struggle with other hardships.
Products aimed at sexual dysfunction and weight loss were the most common dietary supplements that contained hidden – and potentially harmful – ingredients.
Research has been inconclusive on the degree to which drinking alcohol leads to the growth of harmful fat. But a new study suggests that beer and spirits are far bigger culprits than wine.
Delivery services and cafes commonly prompt customers to leave a specific tip – for example, 15%, 20%, 25% – at the point of sale rather than after completing the service.
When states reduce barriers for low-income children to get coverage, their mothers are more likely to be married and less likely to smoke.
Research regarding corporate social responsibility actions detected a pattern in terms of the benefits for brands.
About 1 in 7 workers say their managers are abusive, whether it involves ridicule or a failure to provide credit when it’s due.
Researchers used a test designed for babies to show that rhesus monkeys can sense their own heartbeats. The finding opens up important paths of research into consciousness and mental health issues.
Viruses do more than just cause disease – they also influence ecosystems and the processes that shape the planet. Tracing their evolution could help researchers better understand how viruses work.
While only about 20% of people would qualify for a formal diagnosis of a mental disorder, more than 60% express symptoms of those disorders – and those symptoms can lead to cognitive difficulties.
People may be more willing to boycott a retailer over an act of injustice that takes place at the store if the source of the story was Black – even if the incident happened to a white person.
A clearer understanding of the true treatment costs of dementia for American Indian and Alaska Native adults could help health services better meet the needs of the populations they serve.