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.
Journalist’s Resource has pulled together academic studies that look at dietary supplements from various angles, including usage rates, adverse health effects and marketing to teenagers.
Workers in windowless offices are less happy, less healthy and more stressed than their colleagues with steady sources of daylight, an extensive body of research says.
This roundup of research looks at virtual schools, including what kind of students enroll and the reasons families choose virtual over traditional schooling.
Investing in financial knowledge is akin to investing in human capital, argues a new paper in the
. Up to 40 percent of wealth inequality among retirees is a result of differences in financial knowledge.
Poor labor productivity gains are hobbling America’s economic recovery, especially in western states.
Asking these questions can help journalists gauge the quality of a research study or report and avoid relying on flawed findings.
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 quickly as they were.