Study examines how clean air act affects municipal bond market

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Research has studied the effects of climate risk on financial markets, but few studies have addressed the effect of environmental policy on those markets. A new study examined whether federal policy aimed at mitigating local air pollution—specifically, the Clean Air Act—affected the municipal bond market from 2005 to 2019. The study […]

Study examines the most effective COVID-19 control policies

IMAGE: Anita M. McGahan is a University Professor and the George E. Connell Chair in Organizations & Society at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and Munk School of… view more  Credit: Rotman School of Management Toronto – With the arrival of effective vaccines for the COVID-19 virus, the end of the pandemic is […]

Study examines health literacy and shared decision-making in prostate cancer screening

New research examines the dynamics between men’s health literacy, their discussions with their doctors, and their decisions on whether to get tested for prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a potential marker of prostate cancer. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS). Controversy exists over PSA testing for […]

Study examines trends in symptoms experienced at the end of life

A new analysis published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society indicates that fewer older adults may be experiencing certain symptoms that can restrict their activity at the end of life. The analysis examined information on 665 individuals in Connecticut who were aged 70 years or older when they died between 1998 and 2019. […]