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Social distancing, self-isolation, public lectures, and more saved thousands of lives, researchers said.

Racial minorities, homeless people, incarcerated populations and rural communities are among those most affected.

Wildfire smoke is an increasingly important public health issue – one that requires further research to understand the long-term effects of exposure

The severity of the new coronavirus — how many people might die from the viral infection — is the biggest question surrounding the outbreak, a panel of public health researchers said at the AAAS Annual Meeting.

The annual award celebrates groundbreaking, federally funded basic research that has had a significant impact on human life, scientific advances and societal needs.

Taxing the grams of sugar in sugar-sweetened beverages could substantially boost the overall health benefits and economic gains.

PharmD candidates Anisa L. Moore & Katelyn R. Brubaker didn't stop with just one kind of engagement. After creating a top ten list, the pair explored multiple ways to engage in dialogue with audiences to combat the public's misconceptions about medication. 

Researcher Michael Chestnut examines the connection between STEM and sports.