Improvements to text size and placement and color scheme could help consumers- - especially the elderly - -discriminate medication ingredients to avoid inadvertent overdoses.
As legalization of cannabis for medical use increases across the US, the training of dispensary staff, who may recommend cannabis type and concentration to patients, requires closer examination. A new study, which found that only 55% of dispensary staff reported having some formal training for their positions, is published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research.
Sexual harassment is a prevalent form of victimization that most antibullying programs ignore and teachers and school officials often fail to recognize, said bullying and youth violence expert Dorothy L. Espelage. The five-year study by researchers at the University of Illinois found that homophobic bullying is the precursor to sexual harassment among adolescents.
A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas finds that bestowing considerable power in the CEO does not create value for the firm during industrywide downturns.
Online communities are helping patients find and share information and connect with each other at unprecedented levels. But can they also create social value by helping to bridge the disparities between rural and urban health care? University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business researchers asked whether online health communities can create social value, by helping to alleviate regional health disparities between rural and urban patients.
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute oncologist publishes New England Journal of Medicine 'Perspective' on her experience treating a patient in rural Oregon with breast cancer, mental illness.
As many as a quarter of all older adults discharged from an acute hospitalization will return within thirty days. Readmissions like these result in increased healthcare costs, functional decline and greater need for skilled nursing when transitioning back to community settings. Older black patients bear a disproportionate risk of readmissions according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and no single approach has been repeatedly effective in reducing readmissions for older black patients.
MIT Prof. Tavneet Suri is co-author of a new paper showing that mobile-money services have had notable long-term effects on poverty reduction in Kenya -- especially among female-headed households -- and have inspired a surprising occupation shift among women. Published in today's issue of Science, the study estimates that, since 2008, access to mobile-money services increased daily per capita consumption levels of 194,000 -- or 2 percent -- of Kenyan households, lifting them out of extreme poverty.
15-year PLCO results published this month in Cancer: 'Most men diagnosed with prostate cancer will not die from their disease... now we need to focus on discovering the men that will,' says E. David Crawford, M.D., investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center.
New research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business highlights common mistakes that people will make this holiday season, including thinking more about the moment they expect when giving a present than the many moments after when their recipients keep and use the gift.