Overweight adults who cut carbohydrates from their diets and replaced them with fat increased their metabolism and were able to burn more calories daily … Continue reading “For overweight adults, cutting carbs may jump-start metabolism”
Massachusetts’ comprehensive approach to minimizing gun violence could serve as a model for other states, according to gun policy researchers, law enforcement officials, and … Continue reading “Massachusetts’ gun policies could serve as national model”
Taking daily vitamin D and fish oil supplements does not lower cancer rates or reduce the rates of major cardiovascular events in healthy adults.
The latest wave of deadly fires in California, which have claimed more than 50 lives and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, are “part … Continue reading “California’s new ‘normal’: larger, more intense fires”
Drug spending in the U.S. tripled between 1997 and 2007, slowed down until about 2013, then started rising again. Americans now pay substantially more … Continue reading “Why did U.S. drug costs skyrocket in the 1990s?”
While suicides after concussions are rare, a new analysis has found that patients diagnosed with concussion or mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) had double … Continue reading “Concussion, brain injury linked to higher risk of suicide”
Getting access to health care could be a lifesaver for low-income residents of Medicaid expansion states who have chronic conditions.
President Donald Trump is upholding his campaign promises to roll back environmental regulations and boost coal use, despite ample evidence showing the need to … Continue reading “To roll back environmental regulations, Trump administration takes aim at science”
President Trump’s administration is actively harming U.S. credibility on human rights, according to a November 8, 2018 Brown Political Review article. The article quotes Jacqueline Bhabha, FXB … Continue reading “Trump administration actions harming U.S. human rights reputation”
While the #MeToo movement has empowered many people to share long-concealed stories of sexual harassment or assault and prompted a national conversation about these … Continue reading “How #MeToo has both helped and hurt survivors”