News tagged with economic decisions
Consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) offer low premiums but high deductibles on the premise that patients who are faced with deductibles of $1,000 or more for individual coverage (or twice that for family coverage) will ...
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Even if you didn't eat your veggies or drink your milk as a child, your height is still in your hands, reveal new findings by economists from the University of Southern California, Harvard University and Peking University.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People make more rational economic decisions on behalf of strangers and distant relatives than they do for close family members or themselves, new psychology research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 6 |
Anxiety disorders affect approximately 40 million American adults each year, and although they are treatable, they often cause significant distress.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic factors explain some of the variation in a wide range of people's political attitudes and economic decisions such as preferences toward environmental policy and financial risk taking but most associations ...
Genetics May 15, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The costs of the obesity epidemic to the United States and the economic value of curbing it are not captured fully by current methods, according to a new report.
Health Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of York perform evaluations of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of drugs for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Health Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The perception that women are scarce leads men to become impulsive, save less, and increase borrowing, according to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 12, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (11) | 6 |
Teenage brains undergo big changes, and they won't look or function like adult brains until well into one's 20s. In the first book on the adolescent brain and development of higher cognition, a Cornell professor ...
Neuroscience Dec 16, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Could a passing mood influence your financial portfolio for decades to come? Can impulses you inherited from your cave-man ancestors influence your financial decisions in the modern world in ways that may have lifelong consequences?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- From emergency evacuation notices to how many vegetables to eat, people need good information to make good choices. Ineffective risk communication, such as the drug warning inserts in tiny type on paper ...
Health Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- Which scientific health and medical research projects receive government funding in any given year relies to some extent on 'chance' according to recent research by a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) ...
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |