Health

More Money, More Pounds (Off)

Can commitment contracts and financial incentives affect long term exercise habits?

Rolling the Dice on Health Insurance

A new study uses a lottery to apply for Medicaid in Oregon to study the effects of gaining health insurance on low-income individuals.

Refocusing on the Patient: Dr. Donald M. Berwick Discusses the Affordable Care Act and its Impacts

Don Berwick discusses the impacts of the Affordable Care Act on doctors and patients.

Let’s Get Physical

A new study finds that mandating more time in physical education classes is a critical tool in combating childhood obesity.

Insurance Exchanges: What Europe Can Teach Us

Researchers on experiences from abroad to understand the impact of new health insurance exchanges.

You Break It, They Try It

OSHA's Chief of Staff discusses how the agency leverages limited resources to keep America’s workers safe

A New Era in Substance Abuse Treatment?

Researchers examine the potential to improve outcomes for substance abuse disorders under health care reform

Parental Health Insurance: The New Financial Aid

New research links access to parental health insurance with the decision to pursue higher education

Tracking Trends in Emergency Department Admissions

Authors offer three reasons for the growth in hospital admissions through emergency departments.

General’s Hospital

Deputy Surgeon General Boris Lushniak discusses innovations in health care, from electronic records to New York's soda ban

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