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2013 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2013 CDC report noting that the suicide rate for middle-aged Americans has been increasing.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on how increased policing in Brazil’s favelas can lead to economic benefits and decreased inequality.
2012 study from Michigan State University published in Justice Quarterly on the diffusion of homicide clusters in a low-income city.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the potential relationship between the long-term use of marijuana and declines in IQ scores.
2012 Indiana University-Purdue University study on public housing, violence and drug use among adolescents.
2012 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the tripling of rates of babies affected by maternal opiate use over the past decade.
2012 government report spotlighting data relating to children of alcoholics in the United States.
2011 study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors on anti-drug television advertising and self-reported drug use in teenagers.
2011 reports from the U.S. Department of Justice with census of imprisoned and paroled persons.
2011 metastudy on the link between marijuana use and risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident.
2011 report from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs on major drug-transit and drug-producing countries and current U.S. policy responses.
2011 report by the University of Minnesota and University of Missouri on long-term outcomes for participants in early child-parent education programs.
Study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on health risks among gay, lesbian and bisexual teens
Report by Office of National Drug Control Policy on trends in “meth” use and law-enforcement efforts
2011 report from federal oversight agency on crimes and costs involving undocumented persons.
2011 study in American Journal of Epidemiology on how depression rates are affected by types and qualities of city neighborhoods.
2010 report by federal agencies on background profiles and life experiences of young people in custody.
2010 study in UNLV Gaming Research and Review Journal on young gamblers and propensity for risky behavior
2010 meta-study in the American Journal of Public Health on the broader consequences of raising alcohol prices