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Week in Review, July 14

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine the link between alcohol and heart disease. (BMJ, June 14, 2016)
  • Read about the push to end straight-ticket voting.  (Governing, July 14, 2016)
  • Consider the shortage of geriatricians. (Kaiser Health News, July 13, 2016)  
  • See which consumer complaints made a top-ten list. (Consumer Federation of America, July 13, 2016)
  • Explore the impact of funds redirected away from state and local health departments toward the national Zika response. (National Association of County and City Health Officials, May 2016)
 

Week in Review, July 7

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
 

Week in Review, June 30

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
 
 

Week in Review, June 23

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about trauma care and advances in military trauma care that could be adapted to civilian trauma care. (The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, June 17, 2016)
  • Consider the costs of diabetes care. (Health Care Cost Institute, June 2016)
  • See how more older Americans are working more than prior to the Great Recession. (Pew Research Center, June 20, 2016)
  • Explore aspects of walkable urban environments. (The George Washington University School of Business, ©2016)
 

Week in Review, June 16

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Compare electricity prices in Texas in deregulated areas and areas exempt from deregulation. (Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, June 2016)
  • Consider what might result if the Affordable Care Act were repealed. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 2016)
  • Find over a thousand park maps on one site. (National Park Maps, ©2013-2016)
  • Explore resources related to terrorism and mass shootings. (Congressional Research Service, June 13, 2016)
 

Week in Review, June 9

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about proposed rules relating to the payday loan industry. (The Washington Post, June 2, 2016)
  • Search for rate review information about health insurance plans. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, accessed June 8, 2016)
  • See whether the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion affects individual personal finances. (Federal Reserve Bank of New York, June 6, 2016)
  • Explore ways you can improve your digital privacy and security. (American Civil Liberties Union, June 7, 2016)
 

Week in Review, June 2

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Consider the effects of distracted driving and texting while driving. (Nature.com, May 12, 2016)
  • Explore manufacturing activity in the U.S. (U.S. Census Bureau, May 25, 2016)
  • Read about the financial aspect of the federal Sentencing Reform Act of 2015. (Congressional Budget Office, May 18, 2016)
  • Examine the gap between wages and cost of housing. (National Low Income Housing Coalition, ©2016)
 

Week in Review, May 26

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Map where water crises may develop over the next few decades. (Pacific Standard, May 23, 2016)
  • See which states have the largest number of removal orders granted by immigration judges. (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, April 2016)
  • Read about Americans working beyond retirement age. (Bloomberg, May 13, 2016)
  • Explore what's different on the new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods.  (U.S. Food and Drug Administration, May 20, 2016)
 

Week in Review, May 19

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Consider state funded pre-K programs by state. (National Institute for Early Education Research, ©2016)
  • See how Texas government websites rate based on clarity of written content. (VisibleThread Clarity Index, 2016)
  • Explore the performance of virtual schools. (National Education Policy Center, April 2016)
  • Read about earthquakes in Texas. (Southern Methodist University, May 17, 2016)
  • Examine recent economic trends in the American middle class. (Pew Research Center, May 11, 2016)
 

Week in Review, May 12

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about new federal rules banning the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18. (The Washington Post, May 5, 2016)
  • See the complaint filed by the DOJ against North Carolina regarding the rights of transgender individuals. (U.S. Department of Justice, May 9, 2016)
  • Consider the effects of hydraulic fracturing on U.S. natural gas production. (U.S. Energy Information Administration, May 5, 2016)
  • Find which vehicle makes and models are part of the Takata airbag recall. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accessed May 11, 2016)
  • Learn about bison, the national mammal. (U.S. Department of the Interior, May 9, 2015)
 

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