Items Tagged ‘Dr. Steven Driver’

March 8, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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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Tags: A.D.H.D., ABC News, ACC, ADHD, Affordable care act, alzheimers, American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session, AP, Ardell Brede, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Bill George, Bloomberg

March 8, 2013

Cash Incentives Help People Lose Weight, Researchers Find

By Logan Lafferty 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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Tags: Bloomberg Businessweek, cash incentives, Dr. Steven Driver, study

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