Do looser advertising standards produce well-informed consumers, or drive needless demand? We examine the research.
Police officers rarely use force to apprehend and detain criminal suspects and, when they do, the majority of suspects are not injured, according to an analysis conducted by a team of mostly medical doctors.
While the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic is often discussed as a white issue, new research indicates that prescription opioid use in black adults is just as high.
This updated collection of research looks at how mandatory school uniforms impact student achievement, attendance and behavior as well as the presence of gangs in public schools.
Research on consumer attitudes toward digital privacy and the practices of tech companies that shape data collection and use policies.
Cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, is a marijuana extract associated with therapeutic benefits. We gathered research that evaluates these claims.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
What happens when you take genetic tests out of the doctor's office? Research highlights the effects of direct-to-consumer testing services.
A new online course from First Draft -- our partner across the hall at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center -- helps journalists use free tools to track down, source and verify information they find online.
New research indicates that safe injection sites help people who use drugs access treatment.