Tag Archives: Americans

Survey Shows Americans Feel Stressed

FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mass shootings, health care and the 2020 presidential election are significant causes of stress for American adults, a new survey finds. The poll of more than 3,600 U.S. adults found that 71% of them said mass shootings are a major source of stress, an increase from 62% in… Read More »

Americans Aware of Antibiotic Resistance, but Don’t Always Follow Rx: Poll

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 — Most Americans consider antibiotic resistance a threat to public health, but 45% say they’ve used antibiotics improperly, a new poll reports. Of those, 39% did not finish a course of antibiotics and 16% took them without talking first to a health care provider, according to a phone poll of more… Read More »

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Many older Americans are unnecessarily screened for breast and prostate cancer, which can lead to treatments they don’t need, a new study contends. The practice may also be costing the U.S. health care system $ 1.2 billion a year, the researchers added. Almost 16… Read More »