More than 20% of the American adult population had some form of arthritis during 2019-2021, according to CDC researchers, with the prevalence reaching nearly 50% for those age 65 and older. Rates were even higher for people with other conditions
Twenty-two states in America Have an Adult Obesity Rate at or Above 35%. West Virginia (41%), Louisiana (40.1%), and Oklahoma (40%) are the states with the fattest populations in the nation, laying claim to the highest proportion of adults with
Only 23% of Americans Get Enough Exercise, a New Report Says Less than a quarter of Americans are meeting all national physical activity guidelines, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health
Beneficiaries have all of 2023 to switch plans for a lower price on that diabetes treatment For William Koopman, learning about the new law that caps insulin copays in his Medicare prescription drug plan at $35 a month was an incredible relief.
Rates of Routine Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Before vs After the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic triggered substantial disruptions to health care delivery in the US due to stay-at-home orders and patient fears about visiting health care facilities.1,2 Thus, many forms
Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic NEW YORK (AP) — A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new