Sharing and caring can be good for the soul, but what about the bottom line?
Will economic uncertainty make you save more — or spend more? The answer may depend on your childhood experience, a new study suggests.
Parsing the connection between single parents and violent crimes committed by children
Moving poor families out of low-income neighborhoods doesn’t help increase their wealth, education or job status, but it does offer a different kind of long-term boost: better health and more happiness.
People with more education are more likely to earn a decent living and enjoy better health, according to the government’s annual health report.
Does where you live influence your health? Yes, and maybe even more dramatically than you might expect.
Being raised in poverty can have lifelong negative effects on children’s health, increasing their risk of chronic disease in adulthood. But new research suggests one factor that may help protect poor kids from later illness: …
In one of the most emailed articles this week on TIME.com, legal columnist Adam Cohen questions the constitutionality and financial benefit of a new Florida law that requires welfare applicants to take a drug test for …
As it does each year in advance of the G8 meeting, the United Nations released an update on Tuesday on its progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), a series of initiatives set forth in 2000 to improve conditions …
Americans aren’t living as long as they should, given the relatively sophisticated and expensive health care system in this country.
To cut crime, raise education and income levels, and reduce addiction rates among the poor, no program offers more bang for the buck than preschool, as a new study published in Science demonstrates.
Saturday, Nov. 20, is Universal Children’s Day, as declared by the United Nations, and a new survey of children illuminates the wants and needs of kids living in poverty.