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What is health and how to we perceive the idea of being healthy? NPR looks at a new poll from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

What is health and how to we perceive the idea of being healthy? NPR looks at a new poll from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation How do you perceive your health or the idea of being healthy. While healthy habits early on in life may help us be healthy as we age, there are may factors including our upbringing, our religion, what we earn, and even the amount of stress can alter our health. While it seems health or the idea of it is in the eyes of the beholder, NPR reviewed a new poll from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Read More »

Prevention, the Robert Wood Johnson foundation and staying healthy; see what they say about how to lower healthcare costs.

Prevention, the Robert Wood Johnson foundation and staying healthy; see what they say about how to lower healthcare costs. Prevention is infinitely more inexpensive than intervention and safer too. The Robert Wood Johnson foundation has taken a position on this and indeed, they are there to promote the idea of healthier individuals being the key to lower healthcare costs. While their position comes from a medical point of view (cardiovascular health et al), the point is that a healthier public lives longer (look at Europe and other areas that are modern and well developed who are healthier than we are), Read More »