A study published this week in The Lancet Public Health examines how we can use our income assistance systems to address drug use and drug-related harm.
A recent study indicates that a US ban on the use of tanning beds among minors would prevent thousands of cases of melanoma in adolescents and would save millions of dollars in healthcare costs. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
How long are you impaired after cannabis use? New analysis defines durations of impairment after inhaled or oral THC doses. The findings raise questions about drug-driving laws that penalise drivers for any THC presence and not impairment.
A new study based on the personal accounts of former white supremacists and Islamic extremists describes what leads people to join extremist groups and, at least in some cases, leave these groups and their radical ideologies. Findings include the observation that people who radicalize often are triggered by negative life events, and those who escape from extreme groups frequently are aided by an individual or group that intervenes to help them reject the philosophy.
EU imports of products contribute significantly to deforestation in other parts of the world. In a new study, published in One Earth, researchers from University of Louvain and Chalmers University of Technology, evaluated thousands of policy proposals for how the EU could reduce this impact, to assess which would have the largest potential to reduce deforestation.
Fewer than half of inmates in jails and prisons surveyed in a study by the CDC and University of Washington said they would accept a COVID-19 vaccine, while the majority either said they wanted to wait before getting the vaccine or would refuse one.
A new University of California, Berkeley, study suggests that nonjudgmental empathy training helps parole and probation officers feel more emotionally connected to their clients and better able to deter them from criminal backsliding. Those who completed the training saw a 13% reduction in recidivism among their clients.
The invisibility of dads who lose access to their children because of concerns about child neglect or their ability to provide safe care comes under the spotlight in new research.
Medieval and early modern lawyers chose to write on sheepskin parchment because it helped prevent fraud, new analysis suggests.
A new study in the journal Conservation Science and Practice finds that restaurants in urban areas in Central Africa play a key role in whether protected wildlife winds up on the menu.