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Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found less than one third of households with children safely store their pain medication. Opioid pain relieving medication is highly addictive – and potentially deadly. Researchers found the worst offenders were parents with children between 7 and 17 years old: Only 12% admitted they safely stored their opioid pain relievers. […]

Desegregation has stalled, showing growing disparities - especially for poor Black and Hispanic students.

Just a day after news broke that meat may contain cancer-causing carcinogens, vegetarians aren't escaping the fervor unscathed.

More Americans are smoking marijuana than ever before, as the number of smokers have doubled over the last ten years.

The stigma against the termination of unwanted pregnancies has changed over the years, and now, a recent study reveals that the majority of women who have had…

The Wonkblog over at the Washington Post has a pretty interesting write-up of new research from the Public Religion Research Institute. In a study of race and friendship, PRRI found that…

New research suggests that too much TV time might shorten your life. But not necessarily for the reason you might think. The study of more…

Unemployed Blacks More Resilient During Job Search than Whites The so-called recovery of the US economy has not been equally kind to everyone. Even as the unemployment…

First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar…