You are a very important person! The daily grind takes a toll on you. The years of physical and mental stress causes untold damage. Jay Harold wants to help you live a better and more productive life. Here are 15 Healthcare Resource Links to Improve Your Life.
Deaths and Mortality 2016 in United States1
- Number of deaths: 2,712,630
- Death rate: 844.0 deaths per 100,000 population
- Life expectancy: 78.8 years
- Infant Mortality rate: 5.90 deaths per 1,000 live births
Number of deaths from leading causes of death:
- Heart disease: 633,842
- Cancer: 595,930
- Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 155,041
- Accidents (unintentional injuries): 146,571
- Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 140,323
- Alzheimer’s disease: 110,561
- Diabetes: 79,535
- Influenza and Pneumonia: 57,062
- Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis: 49,959
- Intentional self-harm (suicide): 44,193
Jay Harold has put together a list of relevant and helpful websites that you may find useful when trying to improve your health and wealth. Please let us know if you have any suggested additions to this page. We are continually trying to improve the information we offer to our community.
Get research-based information on aging and senior health and wellbeing. English and Spanish. For older adults.
A good starting point for all government benefits.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Find a wealth of online healthcare information: Use the Medline Plus search tool to answer your medical questions, find information for seniors and Native Americans, visit sites on issues like Alzheimer’s, vaccines, and rare diseases, discover caregiver support resources.
A high-quality medical picture gallery from the University of Iowa. Images of diseases such as AIDS, Lupus, Skin Rash and more can be found here.
A simple question can help you feel better, let you take better care of yourself, or save your life. The questions below can get you started. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provided this information.
The Heart Age Calculator is meant to be used by individuals 30 to 74 years old who have no history of cardiovascular disease (e.g., heart attack, stroke, peripheral artery disease, or heart failure).
The Life Expectancy Gap is Closing between Black and White Americans2
Between 1975 and 2015, life expectancy at birth increased more for the black than for the white population, thereby narrowing the gap in life expectancy between these two racial groups. In 1975, life expectancy at birth for the white population was 6.6 years longer than for the black
population; by 2015, the difference had narrowed to 3.5 years.