The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys showed substantial increases in overweight among adults since 1980, primarily reflecting an ...
Hospital costs for potentially preventable hospitalizations were about one of every 10 dollars of total hospital expenditures in 2006.
From 2001 to 2007, inflation-adjusted hospital costs rose by 24.6% to $343 billion.
Hospitalists are not very aware of the charges for various services they provide, or tests they order, according to recent data.
The American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2008 report graded the 50 states and District of Columbia on their anti-smoking efforts.
Alternative medicines by age and condition.
Health insurance is a major factor when people balance health care with its cost.
One of every three people who died in the US in 2007 was in the hospital for treatment at the time of death.