News tagged with poll
(HealthDay)—Most U.S. adults aren't sweet on the idea of soda and candy taxes, and many doubt the bigger price tags would trim the national waistline.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A new poll finds that Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older—and are taking few steps to get ready.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children can get five to 10 colds each year, so it's not surprising that adults often turn to over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to relieve their little ones' symptoms. But a new University of Michigan poll shows that ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders.
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Many American parents fail to see that their children are overweight or obese, a new poll finds.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Despite data on rising rates of abuse and overdoses of narcotic pain medicines across all age groups, in a new poll from the University of Michigan, most parents said they are not very concerned about misuse of these medicines ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Heart disease and diabetes get all the attention, but what about the many other ways obesity can damage your health?
Overweight and Obesity Jan 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new poll finds that Americans blame too much cheap fast food for fueling the nation's fat epidemic, but they're split on how much the government should do to save them from themselves.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Just yelling "turn it down" isn't enough when young people are blasting music directly into their ears via earbuds and headphones, parents say. A new poll from the University of Michigan shows parents are strongly in favor ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many child care providers have rules that exclude sick children from care, spurring anxious moments for millions of working parents. In a new University of Michigan poll, one-third of parents of young children report they ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new analysis of 37 national opinion polls conducted by 17 survey organizations finds that health care is the second most important issue for likely voters in deciding their 2012 presidential vote. This is the highest that ...
Other Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Americans may not be all that crazy about President Barack Obama's health care law, but a new poll shows they don't see it going away.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Switzerland is deeply divided ahead of a vote Sunday on whether to beef up a ban on smoking in indoor workplaces and public spaces, with supporters stressing the health benefits of less second-hand smoke and opponents decrying ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults across the U.S. rate not getting enough exercise as the top health concern for children in 2012, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US men like to drink beer, though wine is the beverage of choice for women and older adults, a poll showed Friday.
Other Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the elements of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. The Blacksmith Institute issues an annual list of the world's worst polluted places. In the 2007 issues the ten top nominees are located in Azerbaijan, China, India, Peru, Russia, Ukraine and Zambia.
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