Health Behaviors

Our health behaviors researchers devote themselves to developing objective information about the variety of health behaviors that greatly affect the cost of health care and the development and implementation of health interventions.

Our behavioral research programs support sound decision making not only by federal agencies that develop and promote health care programs but also by insurers, employers, and individuals.

Global rates of violent crime can be halved with the right policies, experts say

Levels of violent crime such as intimate partner violence, child abuse, murder and gang violence could be halved... Read more »