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Season 17

Conquering Obesity

Conquering Obesity

Adult obesity is associated with a decrease in life expectancy for both men and women, as well as an increase in chronic disease. It is estimated that 163 million adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese – two thirds of men, and more than 60% of women. The damage...

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Coronaviruses

Coronaviruses

Before the beginning of 2020, many people had never heard the word “coronavirus.” But coronaviruses are not new. Researchers have been studying coronaviruses for decades. As COVID-19 appeared in 2019, lives changed forever. However, long before the World Health...

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Millennial Health II

Millennial Health II

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...

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Racial Disparities in Health

Racial Disparities in Health

All across America, there are large and persistent racial differences in health and accessing healthcare. People of color get sick at younger ages and die sooner than white people. Compared with whites, members of racial and ethnic minorities are less likely to...

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