News tagged with care costs

NutriPhone dials in fast, affordable health care

The modern medical lab is an amazing place. With just a few drops of blood, technicians can use state-of-the-art equipment to gather complex information about a person's nutrition, monitor cholesterol levels and screen for ...

dateDec 09, 2015 in Engineering
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Are early childhood educators undervalued?

With the federal election around the corner, child care has become a major ballot issue. While every party has its own idea of how best to offset the costs of raising children, no one is looking at how we perceive and value ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Study—Berkeley soda tax falls flat

A Cornell-University of Iowa analysis of a soda tax passed last fall by voters in Berkeley, California – the first such city ordinance in the country – found the measure so far has fizzled, raising retail prices for high-calorie ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Economics & Business
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State workers underpaid, new study finds

A comparison of public sector workers in Illinois with their peers in the private sector shows a general wage and salary penalty for state and local government employees, according to research by a University of Illinois ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Economics & Business
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