Why are so many Americans more concerned about Ebola than flu, when the data doesn't support that fear? Researchers have found that unfamiliar, epidemic diseases (such as Ebola) are more likely to cause concern than familiar, endemic diseases, such as the flu. This infographic shows how press coverage is skewing the public's perception of public health threats.
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19 Nov 2014
The years 2006 to 2010 saw a 141% increase in the number of homeless women veterans, as this infographic shows.
16 Oct 2014
Images tell a story: Project Talent taps into an enormous database to reveal insights, trends, and opportunities for further research on early Baby Boomers’ life course.
19 May 2014
Almost two million children in the U.S. have an incarcerated parent. In this video interview, Roger Jarjoura, principal researcher at AIR, explains how mentoring can help them stay engaged in school and thrive.
22 Oct 2014
While about three out of four Americans aged 22-64 believe they know how to use health insurance, only about one in five could correctly calculate how much they owed for a routine doctor visit, as this infographic shows.
16 Sep 2014
Sixty-five has long been a benchmark age for public programs such as Social Security and Medicare, but many experts question whether it should be changed for today's aging society. In this video interview, Marilyn Moon, AIR Institute Fellow and director of AIR's Center on Aging, explains whether 65 is still a good milestone for aging, health, and retirement.
10 Sep 2014
T4TA: Text 4 Technical Assistance connects users with experts and resources through their mobile phones on topics such as child welfare, juvenile justice, school climate, mentoring, youth development, and addressing disparities.
2 Dec 2014
Using figures from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National HIV Surveillance System and Medical Monitoring Project, this infographic details the levels of care experienced by the 1.2 million Americans living with HIV.
2 Sep 2014
The Affordable Care Act created health insurance exchanges or marketplaces to offer consumers affordable healthcare coverage through subsidies. In this video interview, Brandy Farrar, AIR researcher, explains what Californian consumers think about their experiences with Covered California, their state's health insurance marketplace.
6 May 2014
Recently, attention has focused on who is prospering in the challenging economic times the U.S. has faced in this early part of the 21st century. Are seniors faring better than younger families? AIR expert Marilyn Moon discusses the issue.