By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 17:57
For the first time, researchers found a clear connection between elephant poaching in Africa and infant mortality.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 14:48
A new study concentrating on people in poverty finds that recalling past success may improve cognitive function by several IQ points while also increasing a person’s willingness to seek help from aid services.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:41
Kids with ADHD are more likely to grow up in a poor neighborhood, due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:29
Researchers find that involved parenting reduces the susceptibility of children’s brain development to harms brought on by the stresses of poverty.
By John Ericson | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 17:03
Childhood hardship like stress and poverty may influence brain development and function in adulthood.
By John Ericson | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 18:10
Late-term premature birth is associated with lower income, blue-collar jobs, and general hardship, researchers from the University of Helsinki assert.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/09/2013 - 20:29
Many poorer Americans wait until they are urgently ill to visit emergency rooms instead of seeking preventative care early. A study asks these patients directly, concluding that the healthcare system is broken.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:49
An innovative water filtration system for under $3 could bring affordable water to rural areas.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 10:05
A growing number of pregnant South African women are deliberately drinking large quantities of alcohol to harm their unborn babies in a bid to claim higher welfare payments.