Last updated: December 5, 2016
A study in Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered a growing portion of those costs.
Last updated: November 18, 2016
A study in the Journal of Forensic Sciences explores the unclaimed dead, including who they are, why they aren’t claimed and how coroner offices process them.
Last updated: November 14, 2016
This 2016 analysis in Economic Development Quarterly looks at whether movie production incentives (MPIs) result in new jobs. It found mixed results among states.
Last updated: November 7, 2016
Research in Social Science Research indicates poor Mexican immigrant families are far less likely than poor U.S. native families to participate in the federal food stamp program.
Last updated: October 31, 2016
2016 paper published in Pediatrics that looks at how often U.S. parents refuse or delay childhood vaccinations and how often pediatricians dismiss patients for vaccine refusal.
Last updated: October 24, 2016
2016 collection of academic research that looks at how mandatory school uniforms impacts student achievement, attendance and behavior as well as the presence of gangs in public schools.
Last updated: September 28, 2016
2016 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family that looks at the factors that influence which married men will become stay-at-home dads.
Last updated: September 22, 2016
2016 review of research related to “campus carry,” or the debate about whether colleges should allow individuals with concealed carry permits to bring guns onto school property.