Psychology & Psychiatry

Sensitive parenting in childhood creates 13-fold cost savings

A recent study found that sensitive, responsive parenting—specifically in early childhood—has a direct correlation with not only positive mental and physical health, but also financial benefits for families and society. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Financial barriers to cervical cancer screening

Among low-income, uninsured, or publicly insured women ages 25-64 years who were not up to date on cervical cancer screening, 72% perceived financial barriers to screening. The most commonly reported barriers were screening ...

Medical economics

Time, costs of participation in MIPS are considerable

(HealthDay)—The time and financial costs associated with participating in the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) are considerable, according to a study published online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Eating disorders result in significant financial impact on carers

Anorexia Nervosa has not only a detrimental impact on the people who suffer from the eating disorder, but often a significant financial impact on their carers, new research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, reveals.

Oncology & Cancer

Evaluating the 'financial toxicity' of prostate cancer treatment

For men with early-stage prostate cancer, choices about initial treatment carry varying risks of "financial toxicity," reports a study in The Journal of Urology, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Difficult to implement national coronavirus restrictions in Malawi

Households need financial support if COVID-19 restrictions are to be successful in Malawi. Furthermore, the authorities issuing the restrictions have an additional bearing on their enforceability. These are findings from ...

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