Medical technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the past few decades. From lifespan to vaccinations, we’ve seen huge improvements in how our health is managed today. www.bestnursingmasters.com has created an infographic entitled, “Then and Now: From 1950 to Today” detailing the progression and improvement of medicine and medical technology in the last 60 years.
Back in 1950, the average lifespan was 68.2 years. Today, the average life span is 78.6 years old. Not only are we living longer, but we are procreating at an increased rate as well. There were 3, 632,000 births in 1950, and last year we recorded 4, 131,019 births. Thanks to advances in medicine, infant mortality rates have dropped sharply.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, seeks to make healthcare more affordable for Americans.
But how much does the U.S. spend to keep it’s people healthy?
The following infographic explores the U.S. healthcare spending per capita compared to other nations around the world, including the life expectancy for each country.
Believe it or not, cosmetic surgery has come to become a part of our life. Be it breast reduction, breast augmentation, liposuction, abdominoplasty, eyelid surgery, or something else, more and more people are seeking to perfect their bodies to look more fit and beautiful. In 2010 alone, there were 13.1 millioncosmetic procedures performed, which was an increase of 5% from 2009. Here is an infographic depicting some interesting stats about this ever increasing trend.
We all are aware of the basic skin care stuff like cleansing, toning, moisturizing, exfoliation, and all. But the real skin care goes far beyond this. Different methods may be more effective for different types of skin and even the same skin type may require different care depending upon the weather/climate. Here are some of the little known facts about natural skin care which you should be aware of.