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2021

Nearly 18 Million US Adults Couldn't Afford a Prescription Medication This Year
Nearly One in Five Americans Are in Collections for Medical Debt
Lifelong Exercise Adds Up to Big Health Care Saving

Over 60 Abortion Restrictions Have Been Enacted This Year
Suicides dropped 6% last year, defying pandemic expectations

56% say pandemic hurt their sex life

Almost half of recreational runners injured themselves in a year

1 in 5 Americans have sexually transmitted diseases

Lifespan now more associated with college degree than race

States with Republican governors had highest Covid incidence and death rates

US could have averted 40% of Covid deaths, says panel examining Trump's policies
You can now get an abortion by mail in 20 states
US Pays 2 to 4 Times More for Prescription Drugs Than Other Nations

Dementia cases 'set to almost triple worldwide to more than 150 million by 2050'

Best and worst states for health care

US ranks last in healthcare among 11 wealthiest countries despite spending most

2020

US deaths in 2020 top 3 million, by far most ever counted
CDC: 1999 to 2018 saw 35 percent increase in suicide rates
Alcohol related deaths more than double 1999-2017 Study: 57% of Collisions Involve Phone Use
Yale Study Says Medicare for All Would Save $450 Billion, Prevent Nearly 70,000 Deaths a Year

Suicides Among U.S. Kids, Young Adults Jumped 57% in Past Decade

2019
States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a 50 percent greater reduction in infant mortality than non-expansion states 
About physician assisted death
Seniors' health improving, but rates of depression, anxiety rising
What Your Exercise Habits Might Say About How Long You’ll Live
 US life expectancy drops for third year in a row
Nearly half of cancer patient lose life savings
About physician assisted death
NFL confirms 29% drop in player concussions during 2018
Majority supports Medicare for all
Record 25% of Americans say they or a family member put off treatment for a serious medical condition in the past year because of the cost
Doctor shortage predicted
The Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention found a 30 percent increase in suicides in the past two decades in more than half of U.S. states with 45,000 deaths in 2016.
Self reported health has declined since 1993 with a bigger gap between ethnicity, gender and income
Death Rates From Suicides, Alcohol and Drug Overdoses Reach All-Time High
America among most stressed nations Washington state's new long term healthcare  

2018 
Healthiest and least healthiest states
Serious rise in suicides
US now ranks 27th in healthcare and education
America's absurd drug pricesHow one town made compassion a health priority US healthcare costs soar over other high-income countries
The role of psychiatric drugs in violence
1 in 12 Americans live with chronic pain
More Americans dying at home
Depression found up 33% in recent years
Mental health by the numbers
US not good for children's survival
Cancer death rate dropping
After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017
A third of Americans have pre-existing conditions
Poll: 70% of Americans support Medicare for all
US healthcare again ranked worst in developed world
Americans spend more than twice as much for healthcare as those in other developed nations
One reason our healthcare system is lousy
25 ways the Canadian health system is better than ours
What happens now to Obamacare?
Former UN Secretary General calls America's health system morally wrong
Word: national healthcare
Healthiest and least healthiest states
Serious rise in suicides
US now ranks 27th in healthcare and education
America's absurd drug prices
How the "shit-life" experience is causing Americans and Brits to die earlier
How one town made compassion a health priority
US healthcare costs soar over other high-income countries
The role of psychiatric drugs in violence

Record number of gun deaths in 2017 - majority suicides
After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017
Suicides at 50 year high
US now ranks 27th in healthcare and education
Opiods driving lower life expectancy for two years in a row
US healthcare again ranked worst in developed world 
Depression found up 33% in recent years 
US healthcare expenditures per capita are double the OECD average and much higher than in all other countries. But there are many fewer doctors and hospital beds per person than the OECD average. 
US infant mortality rates are the highest in the developed world.
Americans can expect to live shorter and sicker lives, compared to people living in any other rich democracy, and the “health gap” between the US and its peer countries continues to grow.
The US has the highest prevalence of obesity in the developed world.
 In terms of access to water and sanitation the US ranks 36th in the world.

 
 2017
A chart that sums up how bad America's healthcare system is
The U.S. health care system ranks bottom of developed countries
Medical uninsured at record low
Breast cancer death rates drop almost 40%
Rural hospitals are dying
America facing shortage of primary care doctors
Sudden heart failure deaths plummet
Suicides increasing
Surge of US heroin use
Health insurance reduced the 2014 poverty rate by one quarter
How deadly is lack of health insurance?
Nurses are still most respected profession for ethics
Is social inequality worse for longevity than bad diets?
The Sacklers:The family that built an empire of pain
The hidden disease of the poor
Breast cancer death rates drop almost 40% 
Out of pocket health spending greatest in decade


 

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