Doctors from top medical schools prescribe fewer addictive pain killers. That suggests, says a new paper, that education could help stem the opioid epidemic.
A collection of academic research on the symbolism of the Confederate flag and the individuals who support and promote it.
The transfer of surplus military equipment to American police forces has divided communities. New research says it reduces crime.
A new study suggests that paying teachers based on student test scores may hurt student performance in some subject areas. The issue: Historically, public school teacher salaries have been based largely on years of experience and level of education, with teachers holding master’s degrees earning more than those with bachelor’s degrees. Over the past
A review of 185 papers finds male fertility in developed countries has fallen over 50 percent in less than 40 years, with significant public health implications.
Hispanics born in the United States often marry non-Hispanics, new research suggests. Meanwhile, the vast majority of Hispanics who immigrate do not intermarry.
When your city or state needs cash for infrastructure, it probably issues a municipal bond. We explain how “munis” work.
Some immigrant groups in the U.S. seem to be more successful than others. A new paper looks at how country of origin correlates with measures of personal success.
A $1 increase in the minimum wage is associated with a 2 percent drop in the teen birth rate, suggests a new study in the
American Journal of Public Health.
Kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to develop drug problems, but standard treatments may reduce the risk, a new paper finds.