Journal of Health Economics

Health

Pollen may impair pupils' performance

Spring is exam time – and pollen season. It's also a bad combination for pupils suffering from pollen allergies, or hay fever.

Health

Signs point to reduced drinking by pregnant women

The signage varies but the message is working. Drinking by pregnant women is down 11 percent in states requiring point-of-sale warning signs, says a health economist at the University of Oregon.

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The hazards of living on the right side of a time zone border

The sun both rises and sets later in the western parts of time zones, by about an hour at the extremes. If sunrise in Nashville, Tennessee is 6:30 a.m., it's about 7:30 a.m. in Amarillo, Texas. Similarly, if sunset in Nashville ...

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