From rising levels of air pollution to increased water contamination and a widening range for disease-carrying mosquitoes, climate change is making people sick, a coalition of 11 US medical groups said Wednesday.
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows a direct link between financial strain and increased risk of death, a finding with potentially major implications for both economic and health care policy.
Angry, aggressive drivers have much higher odds of being in a motor vehicle collision than those who don't get angry while driving, a new study by Canada's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.
Politicians' race-conscious speeches have broad, and sometimes unexpected, consequences, according to a new book from Daniel Gillion of the University of Pennsylvania.
Actor and science advocate Alan Alda will address the National Press Club today, talking about the importance of communicating science to the public.
More accurate perceptions of electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure will dispel unfounded fears and drive technological development, say researchers.
Nearly 1 in 5 adults over 65 in California—more than three-quarters of a million people—live in an economic no-man's land, unable to afford basic needs but often ineligible for government assistance, according to a new ...
Chronic job insecurity has led to a mental health crisis and high rates of suicide among Australian commercial fishers, according to a new Deakin University study published this month in Marine Policy journal.
Managing sex offenders with punitive measures alone may not be the best way to make communities safer, according to a Deakin University forensic psychology expert.
Who decides who can carry concealed firearms legally? Should local police chiefs have a say? Massachusetts police chiefs think so. A new survey finds that a large majority of Massachusetts police chiefs favor continuing to ...