Social distancing is the best way to protect ourselves from COVID-19. So why did some people resist doing so? A new study has some answers.
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When researchers added the term "Juul" to questions about e-cigarette use, high school students who said they had vaped rose dramatically.
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Before the 2016 US presidential election, an experiment suggested that manipulation could get voters to adopt political views that weren't their own.
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"People are using cannabis and cannabinoids for everything and anything, and we don't have enough systematic research on whether it's effective..."
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"Findings like ours show that in general the public is suspicious of the idea that science can completely explain religion."
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A new study "helps explain the strength of support for the recent pardoning of US soldiers convicted of war crimes."
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The 2020 census is the first to be online, but controversies around who's counted and how could throw off the count and put vulnerable people at risk.
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A survey of Americans' ideas about commuting in self-driving cars suggests that their perceived higher cost could mean people would rather drive themselves.
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Use of marijuana among college students climbed sharply from 2017 and 2018, researchers say, as did their vaping of marijuana and of nicotine.
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"Marketing language that obscures these health harms, even indirectly through questionable pro-environment claims, ought to be prohibited."
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