Police departments have new tools that let them respond faster to incidents of gunfire, and to stanch bleeding when they arrive.
A Bronx middle school gets good results by enlisting parents to work with their children at home, mutually teaching each other what each knows best.
“Social impact bonds” are a growing way for state and local agencies to fund public-private social projects like helping parents quit using drugs.
Rather than wait for Congress, state legislatures are trying to curb soaring costs for prescription medicine.
The city is trying new strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, including planning a supervised site for drug use.
A Florida clinic raises the rate of healthy full-term births by minimizing stress and offering full prenatal care, regardless of ability to pay.
When Gene Sharp died last week, he left a trove of advice about nonviolent protest and resistance tactics that should interest foes of Trump.
Toxic stress among children is far more harmful than has been appreciated. An expert describes new methods to screen and treat victims early.
Sophisticated misuse of data has made gerrymandering a peril to democracy. Now voters are fighting back for their right to equal representation.
With high levels of pressure and tension on the job, burnout rates among nonprofit staffers are rising. The antidote? Sabbaticals.