Items Tagged ‘cash incentives’

August 16th, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    August 16, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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April 4th, 2013

Group weight loss challenges for money may be most effective

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Previous research suggests cash incentives for weight loss can also be effective for individuals outside of a group or workplace. A March study from the Mayo Clinic that looked at cash incentives for weight loss among 100 obese patients found the chance to win or lose $20 a month got dieters to drop an average […]

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Tags: cash incentives, CBS News, group weight loss, Obesity


March 14th, 2013

Cash Stimulates Weight Loss?

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

A new study found that this principle can be related to weight loss as well – the higher payout you seek or you are offered, the more weight you lose…Researchers from the Mayo Clinic conducted a study testing financial incentives for weight loss…So, according to leading study author Donald Hensrud, M.D., the study clearly proves that financial incentives […]

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March 8th, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    March 8, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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March 8th, 2013

Cash Incentives Help People Lose Weight, Researchers Find

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

“Fear of losing money tends to motivate people about two and a half times more than the prospect of gaining the same amount of money, so we intentionally designed the incentives so that participants would have some of their own skin in the game,” said Steven Driver, a lead study author and a resident physician […]

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