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Americans going to the doctor less often than they were at the start of the century

Doctors and hospitals generate revenue by treating the patients who walk through their doors, but if the statistics are any indication, fewer patients are making the trek, with U.S. Census Bureau figures showing Americans are making less trips to the doctor. The data was culled from 2001 to 2010. At the beginning of this period,… Read More »

Antibiotic-resistant infections killing twice as many Americans as once thought

(Corrects name to Natural Resources Defense Council in 8th paragraph) FILE PHOTO: Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attends an event announcing opioid response grants to state governments in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) –… Read More »

Americans now use one-third of their budget to pay off debt. ‘Money disorders’ may be to blame

Americans owe a lot of money. The average American uses over one-third of his or her budget to pay down debt, according to a 2019 study from Northwestern Mutual. The study also found that 15% of people believe they’ll be paying it off for the rest of their lives. Experts say a significant amount of… Read More »