The Enormous Scope of Our National Drinking Problem
A large new study suggests we're in denial regarding this important health issue.
Addictions Vary Depending on Where in the World You Live
A new compilation of data finds Eastern Europe is a leader in both alcohol and tobacco consumption.
That Vacant House Down the Block Is Harming Your Health
New research from Massachusetts shows people living close to a vacant, foreclosed home tend to have higher blood pressure.
Tribal Communities Explore Creative Alternatives to Incarceration
From elder meetings to equine therapy, programs focusing on healing are found to be cheaper and more effective than jail time.
Want Your Teen to Behave? Well, Pass the Potatoes.
From Norman Rockwell to Jon & Kate, American pop culture has celebrated the ritual of the family dinner. New research into adolescent behavior suggests these multigenerational meals are a tradition worth preserving.