ECRI Institute to Pick Up Where NGC Left Off

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on July 19, 2018 at 03:52PM ECRI Institute announced plans this week to continue providing the centralized source of medical guidelines originally offered by the now-shuttered National Guideline Clearinghouse. According to a press release, The nonprofit was called upon by the government 20 years ago to develop […]

Does more education cause lower BMI, or do lower-BMI individuals become more educated? Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979

from Social Science & Medicine at on July 19, 2018 at 01:27PM Publication date: Available online 21 March 2017 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Rebecca Benson, Paul T. von Hippel, Jamie L. Lynch Abstract More educated adults have lower average body mass index (BMI). This may be due to selection, if adolescents with […]