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    18-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706527

Is Marketing of Opioids to Physicians Associated With Overdose Deaths?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

Media advisory: To contact corresponding study author Scott E. Hadland, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., email Jenny Eriksen at The full study, invited commentary and a summary podcast are linked to this news release and a visual abstract is below.

15-Jan-2019 2:50 PM EST

Article ID: 706444

Love connection: Joint bank accounts prompt romantic partners to spend more wisely, study finds

University of Notre Dame

New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that people who share money from a joint account are less likely to wastefully spend for fear of having to justify the expenses.

14-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 705364

Cost to Walk Away From Facebook for a Year? More Than $1,000, New Study Finds

Tufts University

Using a series of auctions in which people were paid to close their accounts for as little as one day or as long as one year, a new study finds that Facebook users would require an average of more than $1,000 to deactivate their account for one year.

20-Dec-2018 11:15 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 705544

Plain packaging sparked tobacco price rises, new study finds

University of Stirling

The introduction of plain tobacco packaging led to an increase in the price of leading products, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

17-Dec-2018 11:45 AM EST

Article ID: 705133

Wealthy patients flock to clinics that offer free healthcare to the poor

Cornell University

A new study by a Cornell University marketing expert upends that assumption. And it offers new insights into optimal resource allocation at health care nonprofits not only in low- and middle-income countries but also in higher-income countries.

7-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704997

Drug wholesalers drove fentanyl's deadly rise, report concludes

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid implicated in nearly 29,000 overdose deaths in the United States last year, most likely spread because of heroin and prescription pill shortages, and also because it was cheaper for drug wholesalers than heroin, according to a report on illicit US drug markets by researchers at UC San Francisco.

5-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 704278

Holiday shopping gives boost to businesses

University of Georgia

Atlanta-based company Sock Fancy – an online sock-subscription provider ( that was listed on this year’s University of Georgia Alumni Association Bulldog 100 list – has been preparing for this shopping period since the end of September.

20-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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