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October 16, 2018

The Cost of Caring for an Elderly Parent

In the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Norma Coe and colleagues find that caregiving has significant costs to the caregiver. Taking into account measures of well-being, they estimate the cost at $180,000 over two years, about the same as full-time institutional care.

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September 25, 2018

Cost-effective Screening and Treatment of Hepatitis C

A new Issue Brief with our NIDA Center of Excellence, CHERISH, reviews recent evidence on the cost-effectiveness of hepatitis C screening and treatment strategies, and makes the case for universal, one-time HCV screening for all adults. 

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