Baltimore — The percentage of U.S. adults with diabetes who have achieved blood sugar – or “glycemic” – control has “declined significantly” over the past decade, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University.
Boston — Guests at children’s birthday parties may have come bearing more than gifts during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, results of a recent study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corp. show.
Fort Collins, CO — Birds chirping, the babble of a river or stream, and the countless other sounds of nature can provide health benefits and stress relief, results of a recent study from the National Park Service show.
San Francisco — Although current exercise guidelines from the World Health Organization call for a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate activity a week, results of a recent study led by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco indicate that young adults should double that amount if they want to lower their risk of high blood pressure when they’re older.
Alexandria, VA — About 6 out of 10 U.S. adults believe masks should be a requirement for workers at onsite locations, even if those workers are fully vaccinated, according to the results of a recent Harris Poll survey commissioned by the American Staffing Association.
Philadelphia — People who have suffered a concussion and lost consciousness may be at increased risk for disability or limitations later in life, according to a recent study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University.
Hartford, CT — Simply introducing healthier kids’ meal options to fast-food menus hasn’t led to improvements in children’s fast-food consumption, results of a recent study led by researchers from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut show.
University Park, PA — Using the words young adults say to describe how they’re feeling while drinking alcohol, researchers from Pennsylvania State University have developed a scale they claim effectively predicts whether young people will engage in risky behaviors such as driving while under the influence.