Latest News

More should be done for female parolees, experts say

As the female prison population grows, a new study says more should be done to help women probationers and parolees in poor urban areas remain crime-free. Probation and parole officers, case managers and others should help the women find housing in safer areas and provide access to resources to help them stay clean, sober and stable. That could be something as simple as transportation to a mental health or substance abuse treatment meeting, said the lead author on the study.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Boosting the brain's waste disposal system

  • Schizophrenia symptoms linked to features of brain's anatomy?

  • How the brain controls sleep

  • Possible new treatment for neurodegenerative diseases found

  • Relaxation response-based program may reduce participants' future use of health services

  • Research shows diversity can improve stores' sales performance

  • Study underscores need to assess behavioral sequelae of TBI

  • Use of e-cigarettes, alternative tobacco products may lead to increased tobacco use

  • Noninvasive imaging method looks deeper inside the body to study living brain

  • New field of application for versatile helper