Preventing Stroke and Heart Disease: Connecting Traditional and Emerging Communication Approaches to Change Behavior
Highlights from some of the key presentations made at a National Institutes of Health workshop held in November 2009.
Public Support For Legalizing Medical Marijuana
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?
Forty Years After Woodstock, A Gentler Generation Gap
They have different values, beliefs and lifestyles, but young and old today are disagreeing without being disagreeable. Both also share a fondness for Woodstock-era rock and roll.
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.
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.
Growing Old in America: Expectations vs. Reality
There is a sizable gap between the expectations that young and middle-aged adults have about old age and the actual experiences reported by older adults themselves.
The Social Life of Health Information
Americans' pursuit of health takes place within a widening network of both online and offline sources.
Eating, Thinking and Staying Active with New Media
Media-Smart Youth expert panel discussion on the integration of the internet into daily life and what this means for educational programs that seek to engage youth through new media.
Luxury or Necessity? The Public Makes a U-Turn
From the kitchen to the laundry room to the home entertainment center, Americans are paring down the list of familiar household appliances they say they can't live without.
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