Health

More adults and children are using yoga and meditation

Over the past five years, more Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats and meditating. A large nationally representative survey shows that the number of American adults and children using yoga and meditation ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Prevalence of anxiety, depression up for adults with arthritis

(HealthDay)—The age-standardized prevalences of symptoms of anxiety and depression among adults with arthritis are 22.5 and 12.1 percent, which are considerably higher than those among adults without arthritis, according ...

Medical economics

Enrollment in high-deductible health plans up from '07 to '17

(HealthDay)—Enrollment in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) has increased among adults with employment-based insurance coverage, according to an August data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

Health

Obamacare enrollee numbers aren't falling: report

(HealthDay)—Health insurance coverage rates have held steady in the United States, despite continued commotion over the future of the Affordable Care Act, a new government report shows.

Health

CDC: No change in level of uninsured in U.S. in 2017

(HealthDay)—Overall, 9.1 percent of individuals in the United States were uninsured in 2017, which was not significantly different from the level in 2016, according to a report published online May 22 by the U.S. Centers ...

Health

Workplace noise exposure affects cardiovascular risk factors

(HealthDay)—Hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and hearing difficulty are more prevalent among noise-exposed workers, according to a study published online March 14 in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

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