Depression is rising among American teenagers, and teen girls are particularly likely to have had recent depressive episodes.
Independence Day is a national celebration of freedom, fireworks and frankfurters. It's also, by one measure, the most dangerous day of the year.
Most Americans believe the health benefits of the MMR vaccine are high and the risks are low. Many favor school-based vaccine requirements.
Seven-in-ten U.S. teens say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Yet anxiety and depression aren't the only concerns for teens.
Whether they personally experience these conditions, seven-in-ten teens today see mental health issues as major problems among people their age in their communities.
In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
People who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier and more civically engaged than either religiously unaffiliated adults or inactive members of religious groups, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data from the United States and more than two dozen other countries.
There were more than 14,000 certified organic farms in the United States in 2016, a 56% increase from 2011.
Rural Americans live an average of 10.5 miles from the nearest hospital, compared with 5.6 miles for people in suburban areas and 4.4 in urban areas.
About half think they’re unhealthy; the other half aren’t especially concerned