Dan Johnson is a Texas singer and songwriter who's launched a non-profit called Operation Hemingway to educate the public, and especially veterans, about the warning signs of suicide.
There are a lot of state secrets when it comes to the billions of dollars worth of roads, hospitals and more. Satellite images of night lights may offer some insights into their value.
It's estimated that nearly half of all Americans over 65 own a gun or live with someone who does. And 7 million in the U.S. have dementia, a number that's expected to double within two decades.
The Oregon Health Authority recently announced new guidelines for prescribing opioids to patients who have short-term acute pain, such as a sprained ankle or after having a tooth removed.
According to the AAP, research shows that spanking is harmful to child development, in the long run. The AAP also says to avoid non-physical punishment that is humiliating, scary or threatening.
Two new studies offer unexpected insights — and solutions — into the problem of spousal abuse.
"We are not anti-gun: we are anti-bullet holes in our patients," wrote one physician in response to the NRA. Another posted a photo of his own scrubs, bloody from trying to save a gunshot victim.
A new report says the U.S. has the 28th highest rate in the world: 4.43 deaths due to gun violence per 100,000 people in 2017. By contrast, Bangladesh saw 0.07 deaths per 100,000 people.
Join us for a live discussion of major issues facing rural America, based on a recent poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
After years of debate, a major government funded study failed to find any overall benefit of taking widely used supplements to protect against heart disease or cancer.
New research highlights the link between childhood trauma and mental illness and addiction in adulthood, leading some researchers to call it an issue as pressing as any infectious disease.