News tagged with financial hardship

Financial hardship common among colon cancer patients

(HealthDay) -- Nearly 40 percent of patients undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer experience financial hardship, even if they have health insurance coverage, according to research published online March ...

Mar 13, 2012
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Patients go undercover to record encounters with doctors

Patients' health outcomes improve when physicians individualize care and take their patients' life circumstances into account, according to a new study by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Veterans ...

Apr 15, 2013
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New study reveals the true cost of kinship care

A major study published today [15 April] by the University of Bristol and leading children's grant-giving charity, Buttle UK provides the most comprehensive picture to date of informal kinship care—children cared for informally ...

Apr 15, 2013
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Poor health habits linked to financial insecurity

Financial hardship, or feeling that one can't make ends meet, may be more predictive of health risk behaviors than actual income levels for people with low-incomes, finds a recent study in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

Sep 05, 2014
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