Health, United States, 2011

We know our readers are interested in health and life choices. You may be interested in the report card released each year by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control on the health of the nation. In Brief provides a summary of the larger report in text, tables, and graphs. For those who are more data-obsessed,…

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Know Your Risks

What disease condition is your greatest risk for disability or death? Is it heart disease? Cancer? Stroke? Pneumonia? Not surprisingly, it isn’t the same for everyone. There are many kinds of risks. People in third world countries are most at risk from infectious disease (think – malaria or AIDS) or violence and starvation (if there…

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Report Card on a Nation’s Health

The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics has released its annual report, titled Health, United States, 2009. It is free for the download in two versions: Full (600 pages) and Brief (15 pages).

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