Home cooking is healthier, but income plays a role

Americans who more often cook at home are more likely to have healthy diets, but the benefits aren't the same for people at lower income levels.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan | Jan. 15, 2020 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine food money

Teens with a higher sense of family status are healthier

Teenagers' sense of their own family's socioeconomic status is associated with their health and well-being, even if those perceptions aren't factual.

Pat Harriman-UC Irvine | Jan. 8, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture families money socioeconomic-status teenagers

Market-based strategy could boost ocean conservation

A market-based system with the right incentives could bring more coastal and island nations together to improve ocean conservation efforts.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB | Jan. 7, 2020 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment biodiversity conservation fishing islands money oceans

‘Warm glow’ drives more charity than altruism

Charity appeals that focus on donor emotions work better than that focus on the desire to help, research finds.

Jack Wang- U. Chicago | Dec. 17, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: uncategorized charity communication emotions money rhetoric

Congress and climate news spark oil company ads

When climate change is in the news or a focus of Congress, oil companies spend more money on advertising, new research shows.

Jill Kimball-Brown | Dec. 17, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment advertising business climate-change energy government journalism money united-states

‘Dark patterns’ trick you into spending more online

Researchers have created a website to call out the "dark patterns" internet-based retailers are using to get people shopping online to spend more.

Robert Mitchum-Chicago | Dec. 12, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture business consumers internet money

Scale outlines signs of ‘financial infidelity’

"Financial infidelity has the potential to be as harmful for relationship health and longevity as sexual infidelity..."

George Vlahakis-Indiana | Dec. 11, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture marriage money relationships

Why health care premiums are higher in rural places

Why do rural patients pay higher health care premiums? New research finds it's not primarily an issue of having too few doctors.

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL | Dec. 9, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine health-care-costs insurance money rural-communities united-states

Employers pay when workers face financial precarity

Money worries, termed financial precarity, have serious consequences for both employees and their employers, research finds.

Kirsty Bowen-U. Sheffield | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture jobs money socioeconomic-status stress united-states

Leaders with economics know-how drive faster GDP growth

Politicians with an education in economics spur economies to grow faster than leaders without one, research shows.

Joseph Paul-Purdue | Dec. 1, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture economics elections gross-domestic-product leaders money

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