Abstract The health impact of attending early childhood development programs in developing countries remains largely unknown.
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Summary Researchers have found strong linkages between parent and child health, but the mechanisms underlying intergenerational health transmission are not well understood.
Abstract Differences in patient characteristics across trials may bias efficacy estimates from indirect treatment comparisons.
Abstract To address untreated infections in children, routine health checkups have increasingly been incentivized as part of conditional cash transfer programs targeted at the poor.
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Abstract Previous research has found that high school physical education (PE) requirements are largely ineffective at reducing youth body weight.
Abstract Washington was the first state to ease the prescription requirements making emergency contraception (EC) available behind-the-counter at pharmacies to women of any age in 1998.
Abstract We report evidence of long-term adverse health impacts of fetal malnutrition exposure of middle-aged survivors of the 1959–1961 China Famine using data from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study.
Summary The agency problem between patients and doctors has long been emphasised in the health economics literature, but the empirical evidence on whether patients can evaluate and respond to better quality care remains mixed and inconclusive.
Abstract We combine two of the most widely used measures in the inequality and poverty literature, the concentration index and Foster–Greer–Thorbecke metric to the analysis of socioeconomic inequality in obesity.
Abstract Managed care (MC) plans have been introduced to curb the ever increasing health care costs.
Abstract A sample of Danish citizens (n = 2000) was asked to participate in a hypothetical experiment in which they could self-insure against a certain loss in income across two periods of time (one in which the person is in good health and one in which the person is in poorer health).