The company’s new public health initiative aims to work with middle- and low-income countries to combat diseases, while working with scientists worldwide to develop vaccines for the next potentially deadly outbreak. * This article was originally published here
Walensky’s statement and the desire to radically improve guidance for the future have to be seen as a positive first step. The efforts, however, must be long-term. * This article was originally published here
According to a recent paper by Kim and Koh (2022), the answer is ‘yes’. Using data from BRFSS and PSID, the authors use a difference-in-difference strategy which identifies the impact of health insurance on subjective well being using two policy changes: (i) the Massachusetts health insurance mandate implemented in July 2007 and (ii) the Affordable...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a href="https://www.kickosacademy.com/does-having-health-insurance-coverage-improve-your-subjective-well-being/" class="more-link">Read More<span class="screen-reader-text"> “Does having health insurance coverage improve your subjective well-being?”</span> »</a></p>
This is the goal of a paper by Yang et al. (2022) out in Health Economics. They first provide a nice review of the literature and divide the methodologies around risk taking into type types. I briefly summarize that literature below. Direct methods. These methods may ask individuals about their attitude toward risk or likelihood...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a href="https://www.kickosacademy.com/measuring-risk-preferences-over-health-states/" class="more-link">Read More<span class="screen-reader-text"> “Measuring risk preferences over health states”</span> »</a></p>
Before you even consider any type of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibody testing first make sure that the test at least has emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).