Ophthalmology

Americans used less eye care in 2014 versus 2008

(HealthDay)—Americans were less likely to use eye care in 2014 versus 2008 but had decreased difficulty affording eyeglasses from 2014 onward, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What do our spending habits reveal about our romantic intentions?

Money might not buy you love, but according to some studies in psychology and consumer behaviour, how you spend it could reveal a thing or two about your romantic intentions. These studies demonstrate that just thinking about ...

Cancer

Unemployment linked to rise in prostate cancer deaths

The knock-on effects of the economic downturn have been explored in economy and psychology. Now researchers are examining the effects of unemployment on an even darker subject - cancer mortality.

Health

Hospitals recover from recession, some financial issues remain

The recent economic recession affected hospitals across the nation, regardless of financial status, but following the rebound, financially weak and safety-net hospitals continue to struggle, according to health researchers.

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