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What if you got paid to take your medication?

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Do financial incentives increase medication adherence?

Several studies have been published to demonstrate the efficacy of financial incentives for improving health behaviors, such as physical activity, smoking cessation, weight loss, and medication adherence, by providing some reward for an action that would otherwise offer only the possibility of future health benefits ( Reese et al

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