Finding more information about your personal health or the health of your family has never been more meaningful than over the past year. For many individuals, patients and consumers, the need to address myriad questions and seek out additional areas of interest has become a quest. But in an age when information is ubiquitous and public health is top of mind, a new study on health fluency indicates that the road to such insight is now paved with multiple lanes and involves more than the traditional health care organizations and companies relied on before.
Abbott became the first anchor sponsor of the American Diabetes Association’s Health Equity Now platform to address health disparities for people with diabetes.
Many Covid-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said, after a large study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days.
The world is caught in a perfect storm of rising rates of chronic disease, persistent infectious diseases and public health failures that have fuelled deaths in the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a major global study of human health.
U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 140,000 as cases continued to rise in 42 out of 50 states over the past two weeks, according to a Reuters tally.
Caring for patients with complex physical, behavioral, and mental health conditions requires a community effort—especially when those patients also face social determinants of health. Learn how communities are working together to achieve over 100% growth in patient engagement and a 78% reduction in ED utilization through care collaboration.
The Fitbit on your wrist not only counts your steps and minutes of sleep, it can also help tell if you are coming down with the flu – and warn health authorities to get ready to help.
Over the past 50 years, the FDA has relied upon – and often deferred to – industry even as outside experts and consumers repeatedly raised serious health concerns about talc powders and cosmetics, a Reuters investigation found.
Facebook Inc. is taking steps to reduce promotion of products based on misleading health-related claims.
Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, according to a U.S. study that suggests not all types of sitting are equally harmful.