Pew Research CenterMay 23, 2013

Many in Developing Nations Struggle to Afford Food

Many in Developing Nations Struggle to Afford Food

U.S. PoliticsApril 4, 2013

Majority Now Supports Legalizing Marijuana

For the first time in more than four decades of polling on the issue, a majority of Americans favors legalizing the use of marijuana.

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Internet & TechFebruary 12, 2013

Infographic: The Internet and Health

An infographic summing up key findings from the Internet and health report.

ReligionFebruary 1, 2013

The Contraception Mandate and Religious Liberty

On Feb. 1, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed new rules that would exempt certain religious organizations from a new mandate to offer free contraception services to women employees.

Internet & TechJanuary 28, 2013

Seven-in-Ten U.S. Adults Track a Health Indicator

Keeping notes on one’s health has been shown to be a tool for improving it, but up until now there has been no measure of how many people engage in this activity.

Internet & TechJanuary 15, 2013

One-in-Three Turn to Internet for Medical Self-Diagnosis

Many have now added the internet to their personal health toolbox, helping themselves and their loved ones better understand what might be ailing them.

Internet & TechNovember 8, 2012

Mobile Health Finds Its Market In Smartphone Owners

Over half of smartphone owners gather health information on their phones, compared with 6% of non-smartphone owners.

Internet & TechJuly 12, 2012

Family Caregivers Turn to Internet for Information and Guidance

Fully 30 percent of U.S. adults help a loved one with personal needs, manage finances or arrange for outside care for another adult or child with a disability. Of this group, 88% use the internet to find health information.

Pew Research CenterDecember 13, 2011

How do those who don’t search for health information online differ from those who do?

Senior research staff answer questions from readers relating to all the areas covered by our seven projects, ranging from polling techniques and findings, to media, technology, religious, demographic and global attitudes trends.

Pew Research CenterDecember 13, 2011

Ask the Expert

Senior research staff answer questions from readers relating to all the areas covered by our seven projects, ranging from polling techniques and findings, to media, technology, religious, demographic and global attitudes trends.