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Do You Know Why The U.S. Is Actually The Worst?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Loving the U.S. unconditionally is so passé. Nowadays, people are all about using French words like "passé" and pointing out that the nation has a lot of improving to do.

Poor Diet, Tobacco Use and Lack of Physical Activity Taking Toll on Nation's Health

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Derek Yach

There is strength in numbers, and we are working with corporations, associations, federal, state, and local government to identify multi-stakeholder solutions that will address the issues facing our nation's health in bold and transformative ways.

Medical Attention Required: Sequestration and the 'U.S. Health Disadvantage'

Rishi Manchanda | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Rishi Manchanda

A growing body of research now shows that Americans -- rich or poor, minority or not -- suffer from a widening "health disadvantage" when compared to citizens of other high-income countries.

Best Health Care System In The World? Apparently Not

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Politicians like to tell us that America has the best health care in the world. This patriotic sentiment runs counter to innumerable studies that show...

How We Can Nurse Our Country Back to Good Health

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Americans are packing on the pounds -- it's a reality. Sadly, our nation, which excels on so many fronts, is not at the forefront of nutritional intelligence -- especially when it comes to our children.