Report: Americans Are Living Longer, But Governments Pay More as Result
- Health in AMERICA. // Body Bulletin;Jul2002, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p3
Reports on the general health status of Americans as of July 2002. Rise in life expectancy; Decline in the cardiac death rate; Identification of specific genes through the genome map.
- Aging Americans: Older but Sicker. // PT in Motion;Apr2011, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p8
The article offers information on the study related to life expectancy and average morbidity for aging Americans.
- Socio-economic factors & longevity in a cohort of Kerala State, India. Sauvaget, Catherine; Ramadas, Kunnambath; Fayette, Jean-Marie; Thomas, Gigi; Thara, Somanathan; Sankaranarayanan, Rengaswamy // Indian Journal of Medical Research;May2011, Vol. 133 Issue 5, p479
Background & objectives: Even though Kerala State is well-known for its egalitarian policies in terms of healthcare, redistributive actions and social reforms, and its health indicators close to those of high-resource countries despite a poor per-capita income, it is not clear whether...
- Health problems in eastern Germany are clearly related to transition. Schwartz, Friedrich Wilhelm; Buser, Kurt // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/23/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7510, p234
Presents a letter to the editor of the "British Medical Journal" regarding the cause of health problems in eastern Germany following the political and economic transitions in 1989. Discussion of the decreasing life expectancy and the high prevalences of alcoholism and obesity in eastern Germany.
- Americans Are Living Longer and Healthier... reprinted with permission from the September 12, 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. // Life Extension;Dec2013, p35
A reprint of the article "Americans Are Living Longer and Healthier," by Allison Rosen and colleagues which appeared in the September 12, 2013 issue of the "American Journal of Public Health" is presented.
- Dying Young: Americans Less Likely To Make it To 50. // AMT Events;Sep2013, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p162
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- Even a little exercise can lengthen your life. // CCPA Monitor;Dec2011, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p16
The article reports on the findings of a study in Taiwan that showed that a 15-minute exercise a day can increase one's life expectancy by three years based on the collected data indicating a 14% reduced risk of mortality and a 10% reduced risk of cancer for an average of 92 minutes exercise.
- Global health report card. Hamzelou, Jessica // New Scientist;12/22/2012, Vol. 216 Issue 2896/2897, p6
The article presents information about trends in global health issues from a 2012 report, "The Global Burden of Disease," published by the medical journal "The Lancet," on topics including undernutrition and obesity, trends in life expectancy, and infectious diseases.
- The quality of Indigenous identification in administrative health data in Australia: insights from studies using data linkage. Thompson, Sandra C.; Woods, John A.; Katzenellenbogen, Judith M. // BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p133
Background: Missing or incorrect Indigenous status in health records hinders monitoring of Indigenous health indicators. Linkage of administrative data has been used to improve the ascertainment of Indigenous status. Data linkage was pioneered in Western Australia (WA) and is now being used in...