More than 4 million Americans take opioid prescription pain relievers for nonmedical uses. More than 400,000 Americans use heroin, a powerful opiate drug. Many people report misusing prescription opioids before starting to use heroin.
Rapid advancements in technology and open data have made more information available now than ever before.
A growing global population requires increasingly more economy-building resources such as minerals, metals, energy and fuel, commodity chemicals, and water.
Our team is committed to addressing the large and growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide.
Estimating that 3–4 million people across the Americas will be infected by the Zika virus (ZIKV) in the next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika a public health emergency of international concern in February 2016.
Electronic cigarettes arrived on the market in the mid-2000s, creating both excitement and uncertainty. To some smokers looking to quit, they offered the promise of a new alternative to the known health hazards of tobacco.
The November 2016 election significantly changed the landscape of marijuana laws.
Effective and informed policing is vital to the safety of individuals and well-being of our communities.
Futurists consider unmanned aircraft systems—more commonly known as drones—to be a disruptive technology that will transform many industries.