The survey findings were tabulated into the first Health Security Index, which ranks Americans' health security at 66 out of 100, and were announced today at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
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The popularity of home improvement in the United States might have a downside: the number of nonfatal ladder injuries treated in emergency rooms jumped by 50 percent between 1990 and 2005.
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced a new online tool that will enable people to understand the cost of the medical care they receive for common procedures such as knee replacement, maternity services and tonsillectomy.
Outdoor recreation can create problems, however, and one of them is potential tetanus exposure.
It's no secret that American women are seriously short on "me" time. So when the time finally arrives for a long-awaited vacation, no one wants to lose a single precious day to an unexpected illness.
A single corticosteroid injection in the wrist can offer at least a month of relief to people suffering from severe carpal tunnel syndrome.
With the arrival of spring and outdoor activity months, public health officials are reminding people to protect themselves against ticks and the illnesses they can cause.
If every vehicle in the United States ran on fuel made primarily from ethanol instead of pure gasoline, the number of respiratory-related deaths and hospitalizations would likely increase.
Individuals should be able to access their health and medical data conveniently, reliably and affordably.
To help consumers get the most beneficial results from their annual physicals, U.S. Preventive Medicine announced its list of 12 important tips.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is issuing a warning to medical providers throughout Louisiana about a false advisory in circulation which states health care providers are required by new state and federal regulations to post hand-washing posters.
Spring and summer mean more outdoor time and more open windows and more chances for people to come in contact with wildlife, including flying bats.
"Phoning it in" works when it comes to losing weight and getting fit, according to a new systematic review.
Physical therapists address the importance of injury prevention in youth sports during April's National Youth Sports Safety Month with "Injury Prevention for Youth Sports".
The functions of everyday living are now made a little easier for anyone experiencing a problem with mobility.