Health of Americans Ranks Worst Among High-Income Countries

Well, this sure is depressing. Amid all the news about more Americans gaining health insurance, the to-do over New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s war on super-sized sugary drinks, and efforts to provide healthier school lunches, there’s this: The U.S. ranks at or near the bottom in nine key areas of health: infant mortality and low […]

One Resolution You Should Keep

Happy 2013! While our nation’s leaders play political chess, millions of Americans await the final tally on budget cuts to health and wellness programs, medical research, Medicare and Medicaid. It sure seems like the inmates are running the asylum. In the meantime, perhaps it’s best to focus on something you can control – like better […]

One Resolution You Should Keep

Happy 2013! While our nation’s leaders play political chess, millions of Americans await the final tally on budget cuts to health and wellness programs, medical research, Medicare and Medicaid. It sure seems like the inmates are running the asylum. In the meantime, perhaps it’s best to focus on something you can control – like better […]

Diabetes on the rise among young people

The incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is growing at an alarming rate among young people in the U.S.

A Top 20 List to Sneeze At

Fall allergy season has been in full swing for a couple of weeks now. If you live in one of the cities listed below, you may be suffering more than most – which means you’re pretty miserable this year. This allergy season may be one of the worst on record, according to a recent report […]