An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.
Foster care children are more likely to have an incarcerated parent, be exposed to violence and live with someone with a mental illness than other types of children, including low-income kids and those raised by single mothers.
A new study suggests marathon races interfere with ambulance service. Transportation delays may help explain why elderly patients with cardiac problems are more likely to die if they live near marathon routes.
A collection of government reports and academic papers that help paint a picture of the men, women and children in custody nationwide. We included a few research articles that look specifically at transgender inmates.
A new study looks at how special education students and students who are learning English spend the summer. Researchers want to understand why some children forget what they learned while they are away from school.