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.
The November 2016 election significantly changed the landscape of marijuana laws.
Rapid advancements in technology and open data have made more information available now than ever before.
Effective and informed policing is vital to the safety of individuals and well-being of our communities.
A growing global population requires increasingly more economy-building resources such as minerals, metals, energy and fuel, commodity chemicals, and water.
Unmanned aircraft systems—more commonly referred to as drones—are capable of performing a variety of functions beyond the well-known military uses and can, in fact, be a key element in research.
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.