Researchers say lender-owned foreclosures could be causing neighbors too much stress.
The automated tolls cut down on air pollution, which in turn improves the health of pregnant women.
In Boston, a new program empowers doctors to give low-income patients a cheap bike-share membership.
Antimicrobial elbow patches, jackets with high collars, pole gloves — it's all here.
A case study in urban renewal.
Pending a whole lot of permits, one could open in San Francisco this summer.
The stateside spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, in one map.
"What cops do is arrest people. If you don’t want to be arrested, you probably shouldn’t call the police."
A powerful video dramatizes the consequences of careless driving.
Car culture may not be making us sick. Cities aren't necessarily healthier than suburbs.
The outgoing New York mayor ramps up "Bloomberg Associates," a free consulting group for any city that will listen.
Is government intrusion into what we eat, drink, and smoke the future of public health?
A ground-breaking new report finds that air pollution – not any one contaminant – is the "leading environmental cause of cancer deaths."
Los Angeles rolls out interactive neighborhood health profiles covering everything from crime stats to obesity rates.
In the 1970s, the Dutch launched an effort to "stop the child murder" by drivers. Could the U.S. do the same?
In many places in the U.S., the population is getting older and younger at the same time. And that has big implications for public health.
Helping people get high safely is a lot cheaper than treating them for HIV.
Four malt liquors accounted for nearly half of all alcohol-related emergency-room patients in Baltimore.
Somehow, we find ourselves living in a world where children outside is a nuisance.
A study of one city finds nearly 30 percent of poor families don't have enough for their children.