Telehealth visits with tobacco treatment specialists may help smokers in rural prisons quit tobacco smoking.
Fewer than half of inmates in jails and prisons surveyed say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine. Distrust in the system was most often cited as why.
There have been more than 492,000 cases of COVID-19 in US prisons, jails, and detention centers—and more than 2,500 deaths. Here's what needs to change.
Criminal justice and public health experts recommend decarceration, or releasing certain people from prison, to protect the public from COVID-19.
Researchers have identified three things that, in combination, could end a coronavirus outbreak in prison.
Combining behavioral and nicotine replacement therapies can help people in prison quit smoking, a new study shows.
COVID-19 cases among incarcerated people increased by 8.3% per day, compared to 3.4% in the general population, report researchers.
State policies that help formerly incarcerated people find work don't always make it easy for dads to provide child support, new research shows.
The longstanding racial divide in state prisons, while still significant, has shrunk, according to a new report.
"A prison in a pandemic becomes akin to a cruise ship—people are crowded into a shared space that they cannot leave." Here are prisons' COVID-19 options.