Obesity Among Adults in the U.S.

November 28, 2007

New CDC study finds no increase in obesity among adults, but levels still high.  Based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), more than one-third of U.S. adults were obese in 2005-2006. This includes 33.3% of men and 35.3% of women. Click here for more.

Leading Causes of Death in the U.S.

November 27, 2007

Ranking causes of death is a popular method of presenting mortality statistics. Leading causes of death in the U.S. ranked major killers by age,  sex, race, and ethnicity. Data are based on information from death certificates filed in all 50 states  and  the District of Columbia in 2004.

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

November 19, 2007

New report shows EMR are being used by more office-based physicians than ever. In 2006, 29.2 % of office-based physicians reported using full or partial EMR systems, this shows an increase of 22% since 2005 and 60% increase since 2001.

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