Tag Archives: Years

talkhealth gains PIF TICK accreditation for 2 years running!

We are pleased to announce that talkhealth has been awarded the PIF TICK accrediation for trustworthy health information for the second year running. This accolade shows our constant dedication to providing our members with up-to-date, trustworthy and reliable health information.  We are delighted to have our certification renewed and sit alongside the cornerstones of British… Read More »

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Increase Stroke Risk for Up to 5 Years: Study

Washington, April 22: Stroke risk for patients with traumatic brain injuries is at its highest in the four months following injury and remains significant for up to five years post-injury, a new study suggested. The findings of the study were published in the International Journal of Stroke. The research was led by a team at… Read More »

Air Pollution, Green Space, Built Environment Characteristics May Influence Body Mass Index During Initial Years of Life

Washington, October 26: Exposure to higher air pollution levels and greater population density during the early months of life may be associated with an increase in children’s body mass index (BMI). By contrast, living in areas with greater exposure to green space and a more favourable land use mix (a measure of the variety of… Read More »

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $ 21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The first chart illustrates the growth of the premium shares split by employer and employee contributions. Over ten… Read More »