Health
Americans certainly want to be healthier; many of us are trying to improve our diet and get more exercise. That’s the good news. The bad news is that 60% of U.S. adults have at least one chronic disease, including heart disease, cancer, or diabetes.

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55%

OF AMERICAN ADULT SMOKERS
said in 2018 they tried to quit smoking over the previous 12 months
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8%

OF AMERICAN ADULT SMOKERS
said in 2018 they had recently quit
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At 84%, Coloradans have the highest rate of physical activity of any U.S. state

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At 84%, Coloradans have the highest rate of physical activity of any U.S. state

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More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, but a quarter of them don’t know it

Diabetes: The Elusive Epidemic

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, but a quarter of them don’t know it

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As more Americans exercise, some are making it part of their daily grind

Keep On Moving

As more Americans exercise, some are making it part of their daily grind

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