At a time when people are investing financially in home upgrades, the last thing people need is another medical bill. In the U.S., 48% of employees say they can’t pay for an unexpected out-of-pocket expense of $1,000 or more without taking on debt, according to the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report.3
Many people have experienced a number of pandemic-related consequences. And for some, COVID-19 has also driven a concerning increase in alcohol consumption. Alcohol Awareness Month is a good time to take a deeper look at your drinking habits.
This National Minority Health Month, we’re learning more about the disproportionate prevalence of mental illness, socioeconomic disparities & barriers to care in minority communities. While many factors can contribute to this inequity, resources like telehealth may help.
Mobile video content enhances remote training and counseling for TB management
Tuberculosis (TB) has been treatable for the past 60 years, yet remains a leading cause of death worldwide.1 In 2018 alone, 10 million people fell ill with TB, and 1.5 million people died from the disease.2 Many countries have run TB control programs for decades and achieved good results, but global eradication is distant. The TB treatment regimen prescribed by the World Health Organization is painful and lengthy, requiring at least six months of adherence. Getting patients to adhere to this regimen is a challenge.