Access to maternity leave after the birth or adoption of a child is not improving for women, though the number of men on leave is growing. Fathers are also more likely to receive paid leave.
Shortly after taking office, President Trump ordered federal funds withheld from so-called “sanctuary cities.” We look at the legal debates and what these communities could lose.
A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
Immigrants to the United States before the First World War made their new communities richer and better educated over the long-term, new research shows.
The EPA declined, after years of review, to ban the common insecticide chlorpyrifos in March 2017. We outline the controversy and the evidence it hurts developing brains.
In some states, 20 to 30 percent of working-age adults have a physical, emotional or cognitive disability, according to a new study that looks at disability prevalence in each state.
African Americans in the South are more supportive of “American values” and the U.S. political system than black people living outside the South, a new study finds.
Despite regulatory hurdles, a growing body of scholarship is answering important questions about the health impacts of medical and recreational pot.
A new study suggests that laws allowing police to directly cite motorists for not wearing seat belts may be less effective than they once were at reducing accident deaths.