Health

La Seguridad Alimentaria en un Mundo cada vez más Urbano: El Caso de Bolivia

La fundadora de Alternativas habla acerca de los retos agrícolas en un contexto de cambios climáticos y económicos.

Profiling the Mental Health of Mass Shooters

Researchers find substantial evidence pointing to paranoid personality disorder and malignant narcissism as the driving force behind the commission of mass violence.

Putting a Price on Child Maltreatment

Researchers attempt to quantify the impact of child maltreatment on Medicaid.

An Extra Helping Hand: Changing Behavior to Fight Adult Obesity

Suparna Ferreri’s Bienestar steps into the escalating obesity crisis with a mission of helping Mexico’s adults manage a healthy and sustainable weight.

A Flood of Newly Insured Patients: How Will States, Providers, and Health Systems Respond?

The Urban Institute investigates the ability of health care providers to manage changes from the Affordable Care Act.

The Art of Negotiation: Hospitals and Managed Care

A study models the effect of negotiations between Managed Care Organizations and Hospitals on the cost of health care.

How Food Safety Regulations Produce the Producers

A look at the challenges of small and non-standard food producers in a science-based regulatory regime.

The True Cost of Welfare Reform

Researchers take advantage of early randomized experiments to analyze the impact of workforce participation requirements and time limits on participants’ health.

Food Stamps: More than a Safety Net?

Researchers find positive effects on health and economic self-sufficiency decades after initial exposure to the largest US hunger safety net program.

Swallowing a Bitter Pill: Expensive Prescriptions Mean Low Adherence

Low-income patients benefit when physicians prescribe cheaper drugs, but physicians don’t always know how much patients pay.

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