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One in ten Canadians cannot afford to take their prescription drugs as directed, according to an analysis by researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Binge drinking is more common in the United States than previously thought, particularly among young adults, though the most frequent offenders are over 65, said a US government study on Tuesday.
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Adults from 30 to 60 years old, especially those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, aren't consuming the daily recommended levels of fruits and vegetables. Quebecers, however, eat more of nature's produce than their fellow ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Patients are overwhelmingly interested in exploring the notes doctors write about them after an office visit, but doctors worry about the impact of such transparency on their patients and on their own workflow, a Beth Israel ...
Health Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
(AP) -- The number of young adults lacking medical coverage has shrunk by 2.5 million since the new health care overhaul law took effect, according to a new analysis the Obama administration is to release ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The first federally funded report to compare children with special health care needs to children without reveals 14 percent to 19 percent of children in the United States have a special health care need and their insurance ...
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new analysis of national survey data finds that less than one-quarter of parents of overweight children recall ever being told by a doctor or other health care provider that their children were overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 05, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
Nearly 2 million adults in California, about 8 percent of the population, need mental health treatment, but the majority receive no services or inadequate services, despite a state law mandating that health insurance providers ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Ontario, Canada: Youth smoking at all-time low; teen binge drinking, driving after cannabis use remain concerns
Fewer Ontario teens are smoking cigarettes than ever before -- good news that is tempered by continuing concerns around binge drinking, and driving while under the influence of cannabis, according to the 2011 Ontario Student ...
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at UC San Diego Health System's Department of Reproductive Medicine and the National Latino Research Center (NLRC) at Cal State San Marcos University recently presented data at the American Public Health Association ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
The federally funded National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced-price meals to more than 31 million children every school day, according to its website (http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/lunch/). And a recent study by current and former Iowa St ...
Health Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Bisexual women are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from depression and stress and to binge-drink, according to a new national study led by George Mason University researcher Lisa Lindley.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- In the smoker-heavy state of Kentucky, a cancer center is suggesting something that most health experts won't and the tobacco industry can't: If you really want to quit, switch to smoke-free tobacco.
Health Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Despite having the second-lowest smoking rate in the nation, California is still home to nearly 2.5 million children under the age of 12 who are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center ...
Health Oct 27, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2
Ethnic differences in appointment keeping may be an important factor in poor health outcomes among some minority patients with diabetes, according to a new study.
Health Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0