“One in three people involved in electric scooter accidents require treatment for injuries at an emergency room, according to a new study by the University of California, Los Angeles, which also found that few riders wear a helmet, reports Consumer Reports.”
Americans have multiple numbers at their fingertips, but some of the numbers that could be most important to their health are not among them. New research released today by Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic insights, shows that a majority of adults don’t know vital health information for them or their family members, but nearly all would like to be able to access their health information online.
“Around the globe, people are more likely to think that their access to healthy and quality food will increase in the future, but that it will come at a price, according to a new Global Advisor survey from Ipsos. Those surveyed are more than twice as likely to say that the costs of food will get worse in the future than believe it will improve.”
Flu season is back, and it can cost U.S. businesses billions of dollars in sick days and lost productivity if not carefully managed in an office environment or workplace. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity most commonly peaks in the U.S. between December and February. However, seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May.
We hear it every year: the biggest resolution for the coming year is to lose weight. But how about for 2019? Results from a new survey conducted by Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, reveal that more than half of respondents are committed to improving overall well-being and mental health as the top pick for the New Year.
“The opioid epidemic continues to rise in America, and a 2017 report from the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly suggests the crisis now affects more older adults, reports Harvard Health Publishing.”
“Everyone knows exercise is good for you. But not everyone knows just how good. When you see the health benefits of physical activity in a list, they can seem almost too good to be true.”
Nearly half of consumers have abandoned a medication prescribed by their physician because it was too expensive, according to a survey released today by DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions. At a time when the federal government is pushing a variety of measures to make prescription drug prices more transparent to consumers, the nationwide survey revealed that fully 73% of consumers would change pharmacies if they knew that doing so would save them money on a prescription.
Would you rather be thin or strong? Smart or sexy? What exactly do Americans consider to be healthy in 2018? Parade magazine and Cleveland Clinic recently joined forces to take the pulse of Americans’ behaviors and attitudes toward health today.
Nearly two in five (38%) parents say their child suffers from anxiety, according to a new survey commissioned by the American Osteopathic Association and conducted online by The Harris Poll.
More Americans than ever are dealing with the health consequences of obesity as rates of the disease in the United States and other parts of the world reach an all-time high. But along with the diabetes and heart disease that often accompany obesity, more than one-third are also dealing with the issue of “fat shaming” or weight bias either personally or through someone they know, according to a new national survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago and sponsored by Ethicon.
A new national survey conducted on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) reveals nearly three quarters (74%) of U.S. parents do not take their child to the dentist by their first birthday, the age recommended by AAPD. Of the quarter of parents (26%) who do take their child to the dentist by their first birthday, millennial parents (29%) are more likely to take their child to the dentist by age 1 than any other generation.