Category: Healthy Living

Jul 29
Political Support, Strong Public Health Systems Key to Eliminating Measles Outbreaks Worldwide

Strong political support and strong public health systems are necessary to combat…

Jul 22
For Non-Hispanic Whites in the US, Life Expectancy Outlook Worsens

For the better part of a century, life expectancy in industrialized countries like the…

May 30
Tech-Savvy People More Likely to Trust Digital Doctors

Would you trust a robot to diagnose your cancer? According to researchers at Penn…

May 20
Education May Be Key to a Healthier, Wealthier US

According to the United States Department of Education, the U.S. high school…

May 13
New Analysis Predicts Top U.S. Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreaks

A team of researchers has identified 25 U.S. counties that are most likely to…

Apr 29
Opioid Epidemic May Have Cost US Governments $37.8 Billion in Tax Revenue

The United States is one of only eight countries in the world where decreases in child…

Apr 11
Is It Genetic Code or Postal Code That Influence a Child’s Life Chances?

Most children inherit both their postal code and their genetic code from their…

Apr 01
Study Highlights Lack of Fair Access to Urban Green Spaces

People with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban…

Mar 20
Three Years into Soda Tax, Sugary Drink Consumption down More Than 50 Percent in Berkeley

Consumption of sugary drinks in Berkeley’s diverse and low-income neighborhoods…

Mar 18
Health-Related Google Searches Doubled in Week Before ER Visits

Health-related internet searches doubled during the week before patients visited an…