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Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments

...h year and helpshore up the ailing Social Security trust fund over the long term, accordingto two universit...ham Young University.They said the Social Security trust fund could save roughly $50 billionto $60 billion on each year's group of workers by requiring them ...

UCSF Researchers Seeing Increased Rates Of Unprotected Sex Among San Francisco Gay Men

...Lack of condom use also might be due to adesire to trust the partner, she noted. In 1996, the researchers added questions to the survey to determine the reasonsfor increased unprotected sex. One explanation for this behavior is that menwere choosing to have unprotected sex only with partners they think ar...

'Mutual Insurance Pool' Could Improve Transplant Organ Shortage

...organs to pool recipients, and toensure a level of trust that would encourage potential donors to join. They also expect the idea would be more attractive to "risk-averse"individuals, such as those with higher incomes, who would tend not to be enticedby monetary incentives. To avert the pr...

Factors Other Than Race Explain Whether Men In Study Had Health Insurance And Received Health Care

...tudies have found that African Americans have less trust in biomedicalresearch than do whites, and that racism exists in American medicine in terms ofdoctors treating their African-American and white patients differently. Blacksmay also be less inclined to seek health services, because of the shortage ofAf...

Managed-Care Incentives Should Be Disclosed, Physician Says

...e perception of conflict of interest, damaging the trust betweendoctors and patients." He says patients should be aware of incentives so they can become educatedhealth-care consumers. And he urges health plans and doctors to disclose themwhen asked. "It is in the self-interest of managed-care plans and phy...

Baby Talk: Parents Do Make A Difference, By Promoting Childhood Chatter, From Birth To Age 3

...lty. "That's the irony," Golinkoff says. "We don't trust them alone. They can't crossthe street. We don't let them have sharp objects. Little ones are helpless in somany ways. It's a miracle that the thing they're best at--better thangrownups!--is learning languages." Indeed, between birth and 3 years of a...

$50 million from Bill and Melinda Gates will fund Columbia Public Health program to prevent maternal deaths in developing nations

...help women around the world. We are honoredby the trust that the Foundation has placed in us." Bill and Melinda Gates have endowed two foundations with $6.5 billion tosupport philanthropic initiatives in areas that are of particular concern tothem. The William H. Gates Foundation provides grants ...

Collective action for doctors

...eir commitment to thepatient and respectful of the trust patients place in them," says Susan D.Goold, M.D.,... patients when they enter medicine, because of the trust patients mustplace in their doctors' knowledge, experience and good faith. Due to this powerimbalanc...

Primary care highly valued, but difficulty accessing specialists undermines patient trust, UCSF study finds

...e and nearly three times more likely to report low trust with theirprimary care physicians than patients who did not experience barriers toreferrals. In addition to Grumbach, co-authors include Charles Quesenberry, PhD, AlisonTruman, MS, and Connie Uratsu, BA, all with the Division of Research, KaiserPerm...

Hospitalists should work with patients' primary care physicians, according to UCSF researchers

...PCPs but they also need to developrelationships of trust with patients to lessen ethical concerns," according toSteve Pantilat, MD, UCSF assistant clinical professor of medicine, UCSFhospitalist at UCSF Stanford Health Care, and faculty member in the UCSF programin medical ethics. The emergence of hospita...

New book asks ethical questions about human subjects research

... and so complicated is that it raises questions of trust between potential subject groups and researchers and stigmatization of subjects, depicting the kinds of questions conscientious researchers have to ask themselves about how to work with human subjects," King says. Another case study tells what happen...

Employers are primary source of health plan information

...pite conventional wisdom, many workers rely on and trust information such as health-plan performance "repor...h and Policy. "We also learned that the employee's trust in employer information is directly related to the employee's tenure with the firm and to the employ...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute opens Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies

...e approaches, and that we create a relationship of trust and understanding with patients to ensure open communication about any other therapeutics they may use outside the clinic. To ensure proper coordination of patient care and enhance doctor-patient communication, Dana-Farber has established a system ...

Nursing profession must be reinvented to ease personnel shortages, according to UCSF report

... RNs should partner with one another to strengthen trust between labor and management. Senior health care executives need to constantly evaluate their organizations, engage RNs in these efforts, and take seriously their assessment of current practices and suggestions for addressing problems. Health care...

Training for doctors improves screening for risk-taking in teens

...nagers' risk-taking behavior, their willingness to trust their physicians in confidential discussions and the methods clinicians can best use to make an impact. "This is a prime example of what can be done to translate the hard-won understanding of teens that the field of adolescent medicine has gained, in...

Teaching human side of patient care is best done at the bedside, say medical educators

...sidents with respect, establishes an atmosphere of trust and collaboration, and addresses the human needs of the learners, who also are under a great deal of stress." he pointed out. Results of the survey found that attending physicians may exert a powerful influence on the attitudes of their students an...

Study suggests mechanical forces drive early heart development

...il we have a handle on these properties, we cannot trust the predictions of our theoretical models."...

HIV patients more likely to accept a drug regimen if they trust in the physician, Yale researchers find

...to accept antiretroviral therapy (ART)if they have trust in the treatment, their physicians and in medical ...institutions, highlighting the important role that trust plays inHIV therapy, Yale researchers report. The researchers also found that lack of social suppor...

Hopkins study dispels 'panic' myth and suggests ways to involve public in response to a bioterrorist attack

... attack. Finally, biodefense planners must develop trust with the community. The researchers recommend leaders continually educate the public on preparedness and response plans for bioterrorism and encourage the publics input on important biodefense planning measures. Leaders should also develop a collabor...

Health care providers' approach to patient care linked to successful physician-patient relationships, study finds

... as more comprehensive are 11 times more likely to trust the physician and six times more likely to rate the physician as compassionate and communicative. Easy access to staff, willingness by the physician to help the patient deal with the complex nature of medical care, and readiness of the health care pr...

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