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The Problem Is Relative

H. Gilbert Welch | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
H. Gilbert Welch

Numerous studies have shown that the general public has exaggerated perceptions of the health risks they face -- as well as exaggerated expectations of the benefit of medical care.

Avatar 3D Glasses A Hygiene Risk, Italian Health Ministry Claims

Reuters.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Fans of the blockbuster "Avatar" applaud the film's use of 3D technology, but the Italian government believes it may also present a health risk....

Poverty Shortens Perfect Health By 8.2 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A new study that assesses various behavorial and social risk factors that affect quality of life has determined that poverty affects health more than ...

The Big Elephant In The Room Of Health Care Reform

Deborah Rozman Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Rozman Ph.D.

Health care costs will keep going up, up, up, regardless of the plan adopted, unless incentives are provided for reducing lifestyle risk factors.