How much do Americans smoke? Not nearly as much as they used to. But e-cigarettes are exploding in popularity. And sales of traditional cigarettes are not falling as
While debates about financial inequality generally focus on individual earnings and wealth, a new study suggests the value of health insurance is a crucial factor affecting the distribution
Drafting the federal budget is one of an American president’s most influential undertakings. But two-thirds of spending is set before the process even begins. We explain.
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Release from prison during an economic upswing may reduce the chance an offender returns to jail, a new study finds.
A licensure exam that educators in many states must pass to become school principals may be an ineffective means of predicting future job performance, a new study suggests.
Dutch cities that regulate prostitution in dedicated areas see a dramatic decline in rapes and sexual assaults, a new study finds.
Highly skilled foreigners are behind some of America’s most celebrated innovations. A new study suggests they drive down native workers’ wages, but benefit consumers overall.
Older patients are diagnosed with elder abuse in less than 0.02 percent of emergency room visits, an indication that doctors may not be spotting signs of abuse.
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and