Tag Archives: Health

People in Canada have good health, are living longer: Global Burden of Disease Study trends

Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study shows that the overall health of Canadians is good and is consistent with other similar countries, and people are living longer with diseases, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “These data show us that Canada is doing well, with a relatively high level… Read More »

'Coming Out' May Protect Your Health

Print this page FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 — Coming out to their families could reduce LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people’s stress levels, a new study shows. The study included 58 LGBT adults, aged 18 to 35, who were asked about their depression and anxiety levels, how much support they felt, and if they… Read More »

Consumers Want Help With Health: Can Healthcare Providers Supply That Demand?

Among people who have health insurance, managing the costs of their medical care doesn’t rank as a top frustration. Instead, attending to health and wellbeing, staying true to an exercise regime, maintaining good nutrition, and managing stress top U.S. consumers’ frustrations — above managing the costs of care not covered by insurance. And maintaining good… Read More »