Research, facts and commentary on today's healthcare
- Our high cost of care and modest health outcomes will remain stubbornly fixed unless our behavior changes.
- Nearly 40% of Americans were considered obese in 2015 and 2016, a significant increase from 2007 and 2008.
- A 2016 study published in the Journal of the AMA found that only 2% of Americans met the ideal dietary guidelines adopted by the American Heart Association.
- In a 2015 survey, 28% of American adults that they did not participate in the past year in any of 104 listed physical activities and were considered “totally sedentary.”