Adults who had incarcerated parents are less likely to get medical care when they need it and more likely to engage in risky behaviors.
A forthcoming study suggests both black and white bail judges show bias against black men facing criminal charges.
To help reporters consider how best to cover obesity, Journalist’s Resource has summarized the findings of several recent studies on broader trends in the media.
Two new studies show how advertising can help promote healthy or unhealthy behaviors.
Teen boys from low-income neighborhoods in Pittsburgh were less likely to have perpetuated violence if they had goals and hope for the future.
After the passage of California’s Proposition 47, which reduced criminal penalties for drug possession, felony drug arrest rates declined and racial disparities among these arrests decreased.
We've gathered research on family separations related to incarceration, immigration, divorce and military deployment.
Enrollment in SNAP and the Affordable Care Act declined among Hispanic citizens of the United States after the Secure Communities program took effect.
Most youth know sexting is a crime, but older teenagers are less likely to think they’d get in trouble for sharing or receiving sexually suggestive images of themselves or other teens, new research finds.
As the threat of MDR TB and XDR TB continues to grow, Journalist’s Resource has gathered information for reporters looking to learn more about the global epidemic.