Corporate wellness is a nearly $8 billion industry in the United States. Yet new research conducted by Quench, a leading provider of filtered water systems, finds that most American employees don’t readily consume, on a daily basis, the one resource that is largely available, very inexpensive, and vital to health and productivity: water.
A second national study by Planet Fitness found that, not only is the dad bod type on the rise, with 25.1 million adult men in America (21%) self-identifying as having a dad bod in 2018 versus 21.5 million adult men in America (18%) in 2017, but both men and women agree that it’s the ultimate badge of fatherhood and comes with a plethora of benefits, from increased confidence, happiness with physical appearance and even greater marital bliss.
For the second year in a row, Parker conducted a national survey to gauge changing perceptions around aging in America. The results reveal that Americans have an overall positive outlook on aging.
“Shingles vaccination is now nearly twice as effective as the previous protocol and available to patients 10 years younger than before, enabling largescale prevention of a painful, common condition. Adoption of the new standard of care could vastly reduce the one million annual cases of the disease, according to osteopathic physicians.”
“Scientists are finding that addressing nutritional deficiencies and gut bacteria health may be missing pieces of the sobriety puzzle. Overcoming alcohol addiction isn’t easy, even with expert help. Estimated success rates in the few years following treatment vary between 20 and 50 percent, depending on the criteria used and severity of addiction, reports Health Line.”
“People who make an effort to lose weight can help their partner do the same, according to a study published online Feb. 1, 2018, by Obesity and covered by Harvard Health Publishing.”
“Doctors may be more likely to dismiss heart attack symptoms as not heart-related in women younger than age 55, according to a study published online Feb. 20, 2018, by Circulation. This may be the case because women often report other symptoms in addition to chest pain, said the study’s authors.”
SunevaMedical, Inc., parent company for Bellafill announces groundbreaking survey by The Harris Poll. Results reveal of the 9 million patients who have had dermal fillers, an estimated 8 million are experiencing filler fatigue. The findings called attention to this pharma phenomenon, with 58% of users noting frustration and hassle in scheduling regular appointments. More than two in three users also claimed that their fillers don’t last as long as they used to. By far, the top reason for not getting fillers as often as they would like is the cost of ongoing maintenance (56%).
Global health service company Cigna released results from a national survey exploring the impact of loneliness in the United States. The survey, conducted in partnership with market research firm, Ipsos, revealed that most American adults are considered lonely.
Spring has sprung and so have the sneezing fits! For the approximately 50 million Americans affected by nasal allergies (according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America), it is the start of a miserable season. And while many people take refuge inside their homes in the hopes of escaping the worst of it, pollen, dust, and mold in the indoor air can aggravate allergy and asthma symptoms. Even undertaking a deep spring cleaning of your home may not help, given that more than 110 million US adults* do not change their filters as part of their spring cleaning routine (46%), according to a new survey among 1,136 U.S. adults released today by FilterBuy, conducted by Radius Global Market Research in March 2018.
“The barriers to entry for recreational running and jogging are among the lowest of any sport. A good pair of sneakers and comfortable clothing are all you really need to get in the game. And millions of Americans hit the pavement every day. In fact, more than a quarter of all adult Americans (26.4%) have gone running or jogging in the past year, according to Nielsen Scarborough research.”
In honor of May’s National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, The Dairy Alliance (formerly the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association) surveyed more than 1,000 parents in the Southeast to learn about their family’s milk, yogurt and cheese consumption habits to understand the most pervasive myths about dairy.