Monday, January 3, 2005
The American Medical News reports on the most intriguing health facts of 2004. A few interesting facts:
Only 38% of healthcare workers receive a flu shot.
By age 25, half of sexually active young people will acquire a STD.
Nearly one-third of all adults are obese.
Bone density is a better predictor of longevity than cholestoral level.
16.5 million American women do not have health insurance.