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.
Find specific work or narrow your results by type, topic, program, project, or service by selecting your criteria from the choices at right.
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.
Nearly 10 percent of pregnant women develop gestational diabetes, and up to 30 percent of those will develop Type 2 diabetes as they age. Yet many of these women do not check their blood glucose levels as often as they should. AIR researchers studied why women at high risk avoid testing.
17 Jan 2014
The latest Surgeon General’s Report, “The Health Consequences of Smoking – 50 Years of Progress,” marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark reports warning about the health hazards of smoking. Fifty years, 20 million American deaths, and 32 Surgeon General Reports later, smoking has retained its decades-old spot as the largest single cause of preventable death and disease for U.S. citizens.