Medical economics

What the US health care sector can learn from Coca-Cola

A new, Yale-led analysis suggests that the Coca-Cola Company and a number of other corporations are the real thing when it comes to publicly reporting the environmental impact of their operations—something the American ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How we use good deeds to justify immoral behaviour

We all like to think of ourselves as morally sound individuals. However in doing so we often assume that morality is static – that we are consistently moral to some extent over time. In reality, research suggests that most ...

Health

Three reasons employers need to recognise menopause at work

Menopause, when periods stop for good, is a normal stage in every woman's reproductive life. The symptoms usually begin in a woman's forties, with the average age of menopause itself being 51. Experiences differ from woman ...

Overweight & Obesity

Combating obesity as a market failure

The obesity epidemic is growing and becoming ever more costly in the U.S. and other industrialized countries. Generally, that is where agreement ends on the subject.

Health

Who is responsible for healthy food?

Unhealthy food causes obesity, diabetes and heart problems and costs society money. But who is responsible? Consumers who overeat or use too much fat, salt and sugar? Or producers who make all of that unhealthy food and market ...

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