Millennial Health II

Season 17
Episode 1704

Millennials were born between the years 1981 and 1996. At 73 million, they are the largest, most educated, and most connected generation ever. They make up the greatest percentage of the population and the labor force. They are also the least healthy generation in recent times and they are experiencing declining health faster than any other recent generation before themHow their health plays out in the years ahead will determine the overall health of America. This episode discusses the issue of Millennial Health. 

 

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Gabrielle Bosche
Gabrielle is a two-times bestselling author and TEDx sensation who has spoken on stages with the top performers in the world. Gabrielle has been recognized for her expertise in Millennials and is regularly called upon by media outlets to provide her expert perspective. And Gabrielle has developed Millennial engagement strategies for presidential campaigns, top military generals, and Fortune 500 companies.
Millennials Speak Up About Health Expectations
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Nearly 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 43,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.
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