Get a Check Up: Health Screenings for 20-30 year olds

Young and Healthy

For many of us, the arrival of our 20s brings the first time we seek to take responsibility for our health on our own with the goal of leading healthier, longer lives. Regular medical examinations and tests are a crucial part of achieving this.  They can detect problems before they are symptomatic so that treatment results are improved.  They ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Mental Health

Mental Health

Some 26% of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Behavior disorders and certain anxiety disorders can emerge during childhood, but most of the high prevalence conditions, such as anxiety, mood disorders and psychotic disorders, emerge during adolescence and early adulthood. The most prevalent mental health ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Young adults are at an increased risk for substance abuse.  People in their 20s usually go through significant life changes, such as increased freedom and new societal pressures related to starting new jobs, moving to new cities and leaving college.  Experimentation with and regular use of narcotic and alcoholic substances can be particularly ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s

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The 20's signals the start of adulthood for many with graduation from college, adapting to a new job, city, different living accommodations and lifestyle.  For some, with a taste of newfound freedoms, comes great concern for health issues as well. While it's important to keep track of your general well-being, such as eating well, staying ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: STDs

Young Adult STDs

The 20's signals the start of adulthood for many with graduation from college, adapting to a new job, city, different living accommodations and lifestyle.  For some, with a taste of newfound freedoms, comes great concern for health issues as well. STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) STDs are infections obtained from engaging in sexual ... Read More...

5 Ways To Prevent Moving Day Injuries

Moving injuries

The most common moving day injuries are also the most preventable. If you take the proper safety precautions, your health risks seriously dwindle. So, before you begin to load up that moving truck try to remember these safety tips. Proper Clothing It's important that what you wear on your moving day is conducive to the activities you will ... Read More...

Vitals’ Pediatric Care Survey Featured on FOX with Dr. Manny Alvarez

Orlena Yeung Vitals' Chief Marketing Officer with Dr. Manny Alvarez on Health Talk.

We were so excited to see our Chief Marketing Officer Orlena Yeung discussing our pediatric care survey on Health Talk with Dr. Manny Alvarez this morning. You can watch the interview below and read more tips on how to choose the perfect pediatrician on FOX News. (See the original infographic and learn more about our study for The Best and ... Read More...

Best and Worst Cities for Pediatric Care

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Vitals knows that care across our great country isn't always equal. We wanted to find out, though, how that disparity plays out when it comes to one of our most precious populations - our children. In our first ever America’s Top Cities for Access to Pediatric Care, Vitals analyzed the number of pediatricians available in each city on a ... Read More...

City Rankings for Access to Pediatric Care

When kids are sick, parents want quality care quick. Vitals looked at the 200 largest cities in the country to find out how smaller metropolises fared compared to their larger counterparts when it comes to pediatric care. The study, America’s Top Cities for Access to Pediatric Care, analyzed the number of pediatricians available in each city ... Read More...

7 Cool Volunteers Who Make Your Hospital Stay Bearable

Hospital Volunteers Vitals.com

Nobody wants to stay in the hospital, but if you're forced to be there, it might as well be a little fun. Here are seven unique hospital volunteers you might be lucky enough to encounter the next time you're recuperating.   1. Superhero Window Washers You could be lying in bed feeling miserable when Spiderman flies by your ... Read More...