More Sneezing, Less Crime?

Researchers found a “sizable” decrease in violent crimes committed indoors on high- pollen days, and a four percent reduction in crimes outside the home. They suggested that “health shocks” can have a significant dampening impact on criminal behavior.


The ‘Black Market’ in Prison Health Care

Correctional facilities around the country try to offset the costs of inmate health care by charging minimum co-payments. But the results are not always exactly what they bargained for, writes an inmate in a Texas facility.