• preventive health
  • Comparison of Preventive Health Behaviors Among Hispanics" by Belinda Reininger, Jing Wang et al. (wku.edu)
  • Adherence to preventive health behaviors for chronic diseases would avert 80% of all heart disease, stroke, type II diabetes, and more than 40% of cancer cases. (wku.edu)
  • The purpose of this study is to describe the preventive health behaviors for chronic diseases among Mexican Americans residing along U.S.-Mexico border and in the U.S. (wku.edu)
  • Nationally, but particularly true among Mexican Americans along the Texas-Mexico border, the majority of Mexican Americans had poor preventive health behaviors and are at risk for multiple non-communicable chronic diseases. (wku.edu)
  • mental health
  • This study used panel data to explore three different hypotheses about how moving to greener or less green areas may affect mental health over time. (issuelab.org)
  • Individuals who moved to less green areas (n = 470) showed significantly worse mental health in the year preceding the move (P = .031) but returned to baseline in the postmove years. (issuelab.org)
  • insurance
  • It discusses the characteristics most closely related to an individual's health insurance status. (ebri.org)
  • In 1999, for the first time since at least 1987, the percentage of Americans with health insurance increased: 82.5 percent of nonelderly Americans (under age 65) were covered by some form of health insurance, up from 81.6 percent in 1998. (ebri.org)
  • The percentage of nonelderly Americans without health insurance coverage declined from 18.4 percent in 1998 to 17.5 percent in 1999. (ebri.org)
  • Between 1998 and 1999, the percentage of nonelderly Americans covered by employment-based health insurance increased from 64.9 percent to 65.8 percent, continuing a longer-term trend that started between 1993 and 1994. (ebri.org)
  • In 1999, 34.1 million Americans received health insurance from public programs, and an additional 15.8 million purchased it directly from an insurer. (ebri.org)
  • As long as the economy is strong and unemployment is low, employment-based health insurance coverage will expand and the uninsured will decline gradually. (ebri.org)
  • For the Alabamians who don t have health insurance, many will likely qualify for a subsidy or tax credit to help pay for their healthcare expenses. (docplayer.net)
  • The new law also eliminates medical underwriting which means insurance companies cannot discriminate and must accept everyone regardless of their current health status. (docplayer.net)
  • This is the part that goes into effect on January 1, 2014 and states that most everyone will need to have basic health insurance. (docplayer.net)
  • Pre-existing Conditions Beginning in 2014, health insurance companies will no longer be able to deny coverage to anyone because of a pre-existing condition. (docplayer.net)
  • promotion
  • Can health promotion initiatives be 'institutionalized' within the Municipality and community organizations so that the campaign will continue beyond the study period? (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 2 HEALTHY PEOPLE The Surgeon General s Report On Health Promotion And Disease Prevention 1979 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE Public Health Service Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General DHEW (PHS) Publication No For sale by the Superintendent of Documents. (docplayer.net)
  • D c. -1 SURGEON GENERAL OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE The Honorable Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Dear Mr. Secretary: I am pleased to transmit herewith the manuscript of the Surgeon General's Report on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. (docplayer.net)
  • I would particularly like to express appreciation to Dr. J. Michael McGinnis, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) and his staff, and to Dr. David Hamburg, President of the Institute of Medicine, of the National Academy of Sciences, for his leadership in mobilizing the resources of the Institute to provide the accompanying papers which present documentation for the report. (docplayer.net)