The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took the dramatic step of overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide, handing a momentous victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban the procedure.
A recent CVS Health/Morning Consult survey of Americans age 18+ found that mental health concerns are continuing to rise among individuals of all backgrounds, especially Black, age 65+, young adult, and LGBTQIA+ respondents.
While food shortage and malnutrition have been a common scenario throughout human history, the worldwide public health crisis caused by the epidemic of obesity is relatively recent.
Ashfield Health, a global healthcare marketing and communications network and part of UDG Healthcare, launched GRAVITYai, a global healthcare intelligence data platform. The data solution is designed to support pharma, life science, biotech and other healthcare partners to work faster, better and more efficiently across every stage of the product life cycle.
In order for healthcare organizations to create healthier communities, they need insight into more than clinical patient information. They also need to see behavioral health data, which is a major indicator of risk and trends for their population. Having access to this information can feed into more effective preventative and community-based mental health services and treatments for patients.
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.