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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 »

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 »

Even among the insured, cost of illness can be devastating, Harvard-backed poll finds

Despite the Affordable Care Act’s much-touted expansion of health coverage in the U.S., a first-ever poll of America’s seriously ill demonstrates that insurance alone isn’t enough to protect against the high cost of care. The poll showed that though 91 percent of respondents had health insurance, 53 percent of those with insurance had trouble paying… Read More »