A study of one city finds nearly 30 percent of poor families don't have enough for their children.
It's way more than just a crazy thing you sometimes see on the local news. And almost no one is doing anything about it.
Life expectancy can vary as much as 25 years within some cities. And our current solutions are barely having an impact.
A year-old program in Birmingham, Alabama, is finding success by cultivating a tight-knit community.
After 20 years of creating retreats from the stress of urban living, the TKF Foundation has an intuitive sense of what makes them work.
Yelp's effort to publish restaurant health safety inspections is just the second time cities have attempted to communicate valuable information in a common language.
Typically, transportation laws promoting safety lead to an increase in public health. With bike helmet laws, the connection isn't so clear.
Bacterial infections are killing more people in some parts of country, but not others.
Research looking at African Americans in Houston finds a significant correlation.
Another reason to worry if you live near a highway.
A contest in Ohio gets 4,000 kids biking more than 52,000 miles, while keeping roughly 57,292 pounds of carbon dioxide out of the air.
And so our society's mixed messages continue.
Mexico City's "Menos sal, más salud" encourages restaurant owners to make salt shakers available only for those who request them.
The program will require 51 hospitals to accept injured patients without questions or money up front.
John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.
The latest research suggests the answer is yes.
Our understanding of food access seldom takes into account a key factor: mobility.
A new report on Montreal's BIXI shows cycling rates increase by the end of season two.
Because of global urbanization, the number of people exposed to catastrophic levels of pollution is growing exponentially.