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Gallup Poll Finds Most Americans Satisfied With Their Health, But Health Stats Tell A Darker Story

Getty Getty The Gallup organization released its latest poll assessing Americans’ satisfaction with their lives, and it turns out we’re a generally satisfied bunch. Across most life categories, the majority of people said they’re either “very satisfied” or “somewhat satisfied” with big areas of their lives, including “personal health” – this despite hard-to-avoid statistics describing… Read More »

Americans Skip Meds and Borrow Billions to Pay for Basic Health Care

Last year, Americans borrowed a whopping $ 88 billion to pay for their health care, according to a nationally representative survey. What’s more, 45 percent of respondents said they feared that a major health care crisis would lead to bankruptcy, and nearly 25 percent of respondents reported skipping medical treatments in order to cut costs.… Read More »

Poll finds support for paid family leave tumbles when Americans are presented with costs

The idea of a new a government program for paid leave is overwhelmingly popular among Americans, right up until they are informed about the possible costs. That’s the conclusion of a new YouGov survey conducted with the libertarian Cato Institute. According to the poll of 1,700 Americans, a whopping 74 percent support “a new federal… Read More »