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Objective: Medical over- and underutilization are central problems that stand in the way of delivering optimal health care. As a result, one important question is how people decide to take action,...
Objective: Risk beliefs are central to most theories of health behavior, yet many unanswered questions remain about an increasingly studied risk construct, anticipated regret. The authors sought to...
Childhood self-control predicts smoking throughout life: Evidence from 21,000 cohort study participants.
Objective: Low self-control has been linked with smoking, yet it remains unclear whether childhood self-control underlies the emergence of lifetime smoking patterns. We examined the contribution of...
Objective: There is some evidence to suggest that one’s ability to delay gratification is associated with a lower body mass index (BMI) and slower overall weight gain. Less is known about the role...
Viral challenge reveals further evidence of skin-deep resilience in African Americans from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Objective: Studies have revealed a phenomenon called skin-deep resilience, which develops in upwardly mobile African American youth. They perform well in school, maintain good mental health, and avoid...
Cancers Causing the Largest Loss of Healthy Life Years Associated with Major Preventable Risk Factors
Lung cancer was by far the largest contributor of the loss of healthy years
Cancer Moonshot Task Force and Vice President Detail Necessary Next Steps to Accelerate Cancer Research and Prevention
Advocacy affiliate calls on Congress and state lawmakers to provide necessary funding and take swift action to act to begin implementing recommendations
Offers users innovative ways to donate to cancer research and patient service programs through online shopping and selling