Category: Public Health
Marijuana strains grown for potency contain less of a natural compound that seems to protect adolescent brains.
Amid the opioid crisis, the synthetic drug fentanyl stands out for its danger and the sheer number of Americans it has killed. This tip sheet offers reporters background and resources.
Despite regulatory hurdles, a growing body of scholarship is answering important questions about the health impacts of medical and recreational pot.
This collection of academic research examines the issue of bullying and child suicide. We included research that looks specifically at suicide and bullying among sexual-minority youth, including gay and lesbian students.
A new study suggests taxing sugar instead of soda is a more effective way to help people cut calories.
If all general practitioners prescribed liked those from the best medical schools, 56.5 percent fewer opioid prescriptions would have been written between 2006 and 2014.
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.
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.
Lyme disease is spreading as the warming climate helps bloodthirsty ticks thrive.