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Women incarcerated for a drug offense on the increase worldwide


The number of women incarcerated for a drug offense is increasing worldwide. The global female prison population, in fact, has risen by 50% in the last 15 years while the general prison population by ...

Reflections on shopping addiction


“A man will never treat you better than a department store“. If this is true, then Rebecca Bloomwood of I Love Shopping fame, was right. Even if, at times, shopping can be a symptom ...

Ector the teddy bear spies on parents who smoke


Ector is the first soft toy in the world to protect children from passive smoke. In fact, this little bear starts to cough incessantly any time he picks up on it.  With the aim of ...