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Cancer patients are living longer today due to early detection and better treatment options. The number of cancer diagnoses, however, is increasing and is expected to rise to nearly 23.6 million by...
The United States is the world’s only large wealthy nation that does not provide citizens with universal health coverage. Though the U.S. is home to many of the world’s top hospitals and...
From the high price of prescription medications to necessary surgeries and life-saving treatments, the United States spends more on healthcare than any other developed country – sometimes more...
There are 920,000 hospital beds in America. Most people don’t have to use them. However, 145 million Americans go to emergency rooms each year, which is where a large percentage of U.S....
Many people aspire to be healthy, and good habits, including being physically active, can help. But there are certain obstacles that may prevent a person from maintaining a consistently active daily...
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...
The American health care system has failed many Americans. The U.S. spends more on health care per capita yet achieves worse health outcomes — such as prevalence of major illnesses and life...
The COVID-19 pandemic radically changed the way America’s hospitals work and the burden put on hospital staff, doctors, and nurses. In hard-hit areas, intensive care bed availability...
The United States is the only industrialized country in the world without universal health care. As a result, most Americans under age 65 receive employer-based health insurance coverage. Under this...
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....
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....
Cancer patients are living longer today due to early detection and better treatment options. The number of cancer diagnoses, however, is increasing and is expected to rise to nearly 23.6 million by...
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....
Cancer patients are living longer today due to early detection and better treatment options. The number of cancer diagnoses, however, is increasing and is expected to rise to nearly 23.6 million by...
Blood tests evaluate how well organs are working and help identify abnormalities that almost always prompt further, more specific tests. In an interview with 24/7 Tempo, Dr. Keith Hoots, the director...