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The share of Americans under the age of 65 without health insurance fell every year between 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, and 2016, when President Barack Obama left office....
According to the Global Health & Fitness Association, pre-pandemic health club memberships in the U.S. reached 64.2 million at a total of 41,270 facilities in 2019. But when gyms and fitness...
According to the Global Health & Fitness Association, pre-pandemic health club memberships in the U.S. reached 64.2 million at a total of 41,270 facilities in 2019. But when gyms and fitness...
A 24/7 Tempo analysis found that South Dakota spends less on the health of its residents than all other states do.
The U.S. health care system operates differently from many others in the world, characterized by high costs for the individual. In fact, it is the higher prices of medication, treatments, and...
Rural areas are sometimes underserved in important respects, ranging from equitable educational opportunities to broadband internet access — and certainly to healthcare.  Medically Underserved...
Access to pharmacies is a crucial part of healthcare for countless Americans. In addition to dispensing life-saving medications and vaccines — including the vaccines for COVID-19 —...
The number of retired baby boomers increased by 3.2 million in 2020 compared to 2019, according to Pew Research Center, the largest increase since 2011, when the oldest members of the generation...
Nobody wants to go to the hospital if it can be avoided, especially during a pandemic. And when people do have to go, they want the hospital to be a good one — or, better yet, one of the best....
Parents worry about children in good times as well as bad, and few things are more worrisome than a sick child. Fortunately, there are a number of great children’s hospitals around the country, and...
Massachusetts was the state with best overall well-being in the nation in 2020, according to a new report released Tuesday, May 25, by digital health company Sharecare and the Boston University...
Trying to figure out which foods and drinks are unhealthy can be overwhelming and exhausting. Information overload can make it difficult to understand what makes a specific treat good or bad for you....
Got kale? There’s more than one way to build strong bones. As we age, we are at higher risk of bone loss, but having healthy, strong bones is important at any age. Luckily, a healthy diet full of...
People can’t see the different components in the blood that keep the body healthy. But these components — mainly white and red blood cells, plasma, and platelets — can all become...