Category: Healthy Living

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…

Mar 15
Being Surrounded by Green Space in Childhood May Improve Mental Health of Adults

Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55% less risk of developing…

Mar 08
Nearly Half of Adults with Heart Disease Can’t Afford Their Medical Bills

More than 45% of non-elderly adults with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease…

Feb 18
Teenagers Who Access Mental Health Services See Significant Improvements, Study Shows

Young people with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services…