Most Americans have at least a fair amount of confidence in the government’s ability to prevent a major outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. And relatively few are concerned that they or a family member will be exposed to the virus.
Still another reason to send your children to college: You’ll live longer.
Americans spend less on food than they ever have, and are fatter than they've ever been. Could there be a connection?
The countries with the highest per-capita alcohol consumption don't, as a rule, have the heaviest drinkers. Those tend to be in countries where alcohol is forbidden or strongly discouraged.
People in six African nations say building and improving hospitals and preventing and treating HIV/AIDS should be among the top public health priorities for their governments. Other priorities include improving access to drinking water and prenatal care and fighting hunger and infectious diseases.
Since 2000, the U.S.-born Latino population has grown at a faster rate than the immigrant population. As a result, the foreign-born share of Latinos is now in decline.
CVS' decision to stop selling tobacco products comes as smoking continues to decline and smokers are consuming fewer cigarettes.
Our national survey finds that seven-in-ten (72%) adult internet users say they have searched online for information about a range of health issues, the most popular being specific diseases and treatments.
About half of Americans rank cigarette smoking as a serious public health problem.
A new data visualization lets you pinpoint where smoking is most and least common around the world.