State laws requiring drunk driving offenders to use ignition interlocks, an alcohol-sensing device that stalls a vehicle if the driver is too intoxicated, do save lives, according to a first-of-its kind study. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public…

US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred over several hot-button global health issues in the US including abortion, guns, and Obamacare in last night’s presidential debate—the final one before the US election.   On gun control, 

In an effort to reduce stigma, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is recommending government employees and contractors use new language to describe people addicted to drugs and alcohol. The updated language exchanges “drug abuser” for “person with…

Today, Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) is launching the first of 3 discussions, on evidence-informed country-level policymaking. The program will explore drivers and barriers to the uptake of evidence into policy and practice, what has worked and what has not worked…