report | Apr 1, 2010

Public Support For Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Overview With a growing number of states moving to legalize medical marijuana, nearly three-quarters of Americans (73%) say they favor their state allowing the sale and use of marijuana for medical purposes if it is prescribed by a doctor, while 23% are opposed. Support for legalizing medical marijuana spans all major political and demographic groups, […]

report | Mar 3, 2010

Designing for Better Health

DiabetesMine and Project HealthDesign are just two examples of how design is taking center stage in health care initiatives. What else are you seeing? What else needs to be done?

report | Aug 7, 2009

Go West, Old Man

If a latter-day Ponce de Leon were to search for a modern fountain of youth, he'd do well to explore America's West. There he'd find the highest concentration of older adults in the United States who don't think of themselves as old.

short read | Aug 3, 2009

A Scarcity of Car Lovers

Only about a quarter of U.S. drivers now say they consider their car "something special -- more than just a way to get around," barely half of the 43% who felt this way in 1991.

report | Jul 29, 2009

Nap Time

On a typical day, a third of the adults in the United States take a nap. Napping thrives among all demographic groups, but it’s more widespread among some than others.

short read | Jun 15, 2009

Bar Tab Recession

Four-in-ten young adults say they have cut back spending on alcohol or cigarettes as a result of the recession.

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