1712 Articles Matching "americans"

Aging Americans are a big market for tech investors, who also want to track their parents

Feb 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Techies are finding new uses for consumer devices to help monitor their aging parents, who are increasingly opting to live...
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Alcohol Problems Grow as Booze Gets a Bigger Kick

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Americans may not be drinking much more than they used to -- but they're drinking more potent...
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Money troubles tied to higher risk of heart disease for African-Americans

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-American adults who often struggle to pay bills may be more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who don't have much financial stress, a U.S. study suggests....
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Medicare At 50 Act Targets Early Retirees

Feb 15, 2019 , Forbes
The Medicare at 50 Act targets Americans who are nearing retirement or are forced to retire early due to layoffs, Democratic Senators...
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Food or Heart Meds? Many Americans Must Make a Choice

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Food or Heart Meds? Many Americans Must Make a ChoiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Almost half of U.S. heart disease patients struggle with medical bills

Feb 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly 45 percent of Americans under 65 who have cardiovascular disease experience financial hardships from medical bills, a U.S. study suggests....
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Americans In Border Town Want Washington To Address Dire Public Health Threats — That Have Nothing To Do With Migrants

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Mexico has long treated the New River as a drain rather than a river, discharging raw, untreated sewage directly into the water. Americans in the California border town of Calexico are paying the price. Meanwhile, ICE confirms that seven detainees in a U.S. facility have been diagnosed with...
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Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Different Takes: Just Why Do Americans Have Better Hearts And Lower Medical Bills?; Understanding Costs Of Care Is Mind Boggling

Feb 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these and other aspects surrounding the costs of health...
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A Man On A Mission: How One Patient Journey Can Change The Course Of A Hereditary Cancer

Feb 09, 2019 , Forbes
Lynch syndrome is a hereditary cancer estimated to affect 1 in every 279 Americans – meaning it isn’t rare. But the staggering number of those who may be carriers and not know it is what sets Lynch syndrome apart. Carriers are often diagnosed at younger ages, and develop multiple cancers over...
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Opioid prescriptions for pets surge, mirroring human crisis

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs to animals, a small study suggests....
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Racist Northam Photo Rocks Already-Shaky Trust African-American Community Has With Medical Professionals

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
African-Americans have long complained of being ignored by doctors and having their concerns downplayed, with several studies over the years even showing that white doctors sometimes think black patients are less likely to feel pain. The controversy over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, who was graduating from medical school at the time the blackface photo was published, has, for some, reaffirmed that mistrust. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, wildfires, e-cigarettes, HIV-tainted blood and...
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Why Do More and More Americans Use Medical Marijuana?

Feb 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Why Do More and More Americans Use Medical Marijuana?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Mindfulness: Put Your Heart Into It

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined. According to a new report from the American Heart Association, an estimated 103 million Americans have high blood pressure — that’s nearly half the adult population. High blood pressur......
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A Catholic Health Services's Hospital Is The First In NY To Earn A Gold Seal In Sepsis Care

Feb 07, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Each year, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, the body’s extreme response to an infection, and nearly 270,000 Americans die as a result of sepsis each year*. Today, Catholic Health Services's Mercy Medical Center became the first hospital in New York State to receive The Joint ......
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Obesity-Linked Cancers On the Rise Among Young Americans

Feb 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Obesity-Linked Cancers On the Rise Among Young AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Different Takes: What Do Americans Want Next For Health Care? For Starters, Not Having To Turn To GoFundMe

Feb 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views about Medicare-For-All and health...
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Why Are More Americans Using Medical Marijuana?

Feb 06, 2019 , WebMD
Of the licensed medical marijuana patients, 85.5 percent said they were seeking treatment for an evidence-based condition, with chronic pain accounting for 62 percent of qualifying conditions, according to a new...
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Transplanting pig kidneys in human and other futuristic innovations to solve the organ shortage

Feb 04, 2019 , CNBC Health
Every year, over 100,000 Americans wait in "medical purgatory" for an organ transplant, and about 8,000 die on standby. Now researchers, doctors and policymakers are exploring innovative ways to increase the supply of organs to meet...
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Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support 'Existing' Healthcare System

Feb 03, 2019 , Forbes
Two in three Americans “support the existing health care system” over a government-run healthcare system, a new health insurance industry backed poll...
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