Marshall Allen and Olga Pierce: Study Urges CDC to Revise Count of Deaths from Medical ErrorMay 2016
If not for flawed tracking, medical mistakes would be the third-leading cause of death, researchers at Johns Hopkins say.
Jay Walljasper: Walk this WayNovember 2014
Humans’ most common pastime—forsaken for decades as too slow and too much effort—is now recognized as a health breakthrough, an economic catalyst, and a route to happiness.
Lois Beckett: Democrats Push to Restart CDC Funding for Gun Violence ResearchMay 2014
Would universal background checks—the most popular and prominent gun control policy proposal—actually reduce gun violence?
Minhee Cho: Gun Violence in AmericaMay 2014
America v. gun control, ctd.
Lois Beckett: Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?May 2014
Gun murders have decreased in recent years, but is it because of a drop shootings, or an improvement in the number of victims that E.R. doctors can save?
Lois Beckett: Republicans Say No to CDC Gun Violence ResearchApril 2014
Giving the CDC money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.
Mark Brazaitis: Suicide Epidemic Isn’t Only the Stuff of My FictionOctober 2013
One writer’s fictions overlap, alarmingly, with reality.
Mark Rosenberg: What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed FundingFebruary 2013
ProPublica interviews the CDC's Mark Rosenberg about the data on gun control.