U.S. Facing Emergency Blood, Platelet Shortage

U.S. Facing Emergency Blood, Platelet Shortage

COVID-19 has forced us to rethink many of our assumptions. We have had to change how we live our lives, how we get to work, where we shop and how we seek health care. We learned how easy it is to shut down whole industries due to supply chain shortages. The novel...
Clergy Trust High, Clergy Vaccine Encouragement Low

Clergy Trust High, Clergy Vaccine Encouragement Low

Many faith communities have resumed in-person worship with over 57% of the U.S. now fully vaccinated. A recent Pew Research Center study revealed that regular religious service participants are moving from remote worship to public worship in significant numbers. In...
Obesity Often a Symptom of Economic Inequality

Obesity Often a Symptom of Economic Inequality

Sixteen U.S. states have an adult obesity rate of at least 35% — a four-state increase from 2019. This was the key finding in the 18th annual report on obesity from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) released in September. This parallels a World Health Organization...