Exploring innovations in community health.
This project is supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The city has revised the project portfolio of its $50 million “smart city” grant, weeks after a CityLab report spotlighted a fading commitment to address infant mortality.
Designers hope the overdose treatment will soon be as ubiquitous as fire extinguishers or defibrillators.
A new nationwide poll shows that African Americans are more often feeling discrimination not in suburbs but in urban neighborhoods.
Last year, Columbus, Ohio, won a $50 million grant for high-tech transportation innovation, with a promise to help its most vulnerable families. Now some worry their needs are fading into the background.
A pilot program in Los Angeles is testing a more scientific way to reach “influencers” who persuade and educate their peers.
Socioeconomic conditions outrank all others factors in determining well-being.
Poor health isn’t just a result of individual choice. A program at Washington University in St. Louis teaches first-year medical students how the city’s environment shapes well-being.
On Boston’s “Methadone Mile,” the city’s opioid users cluster around a few-block-stretch, where they find some support, and a sweeping range of treatment services. They are also out of sight of the rest of the city.
What’s the link between poverty, disinvestment, and mosquitoes?
An Obama-era program to lower the teen birthrate, widely considered a success, is losing its funding, and public health officials demand to know why.
The neighborhood's reputation is so bad that the county’s mayor recently went undercover as a homeless person.
The Kentucky metro has some of the worst air quality in the country. And it’s crowdsourcing a cure to help its large population of sufferers.
Your location determines your risk of asthma more than any other factor, new research finds