Psychology & Psychiatry

For new mothers, feeling low in social status poses risk to health

When it comes to the link between socioeconomic status and health, perception can be as important as reality. A study published by the American Psychological Association finds that new mothers who see themselves as lower ...

Medical economics

When parents get Medicaid, it can benefit the health of their kids

Low-income parents who live in states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act are 4.7% more likely to say they are in good health than their peers in states that have declined to take this step, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

For new mothers, feeling low in social status poses risk to health

When it comes to the link between socioeconomic status and health, perception can be as important as reality. A study published by the American Psychological Association finds that new mothers who see themselves as lower ...

Health

10 percent of U.S. adults meet vegetable intake recommendations

(HealthDay)—Only 12.3 and 10.0 percent of U.S. adults met the fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, respectively, in 2019, according to research published in the Jan. 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Dentistry

2019 to 2020 saw drop in children having dental exams, cleaning

(HealthDay)—From 2019 to 2020, there was a decrease in the percentage of children aged 1 to 17 years who had a dental examination or cleaning, according to a December data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

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