North America Sports Medicine Market 2020 to Witness Excellent Long-Term Growth Outlook

Pune, New York, USA, November 24 2020 (Wiredrelease) Research Dive :According to a new report published by Research Dive, titled, Sports Medicine Devices Market : North America Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025,the North America sports medicine devices market was valued at $3,580 million in 2018, and is expected to reach $5,382 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 6.7% from 2019 to 2025.

Sports medicine deals with the physical fitness of athletes. It is used for prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise. Common sport injuries include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, ankle sprains, muscle cramps, and shin splints. Sports medicine doctors are trained to restore function to injured patients, so they can get moving again as soon as possible. Demand for sports medicine devices has increased considerably, owing to active participation of athletes in various sports across different countries. Various aspects of sports medicine such as indulging in sports activities for fitness, recommendations for physical training, and sports injury prevention treatment further contribute toward the market growth.

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Rise in incidence of sports-related injuries in the young population majorly drives the growth of the sports medicine devices market. Moreover, sports injuries have become highly prevalent among the young population, owing to increase in participation in sports. In addition, increase in initiatives by governments of various countries to promote sports activities and rise in demand for minimally invasive surgeries boost the market growth. Furthermore, easily accessible and advanced treatment products related to sports medicine for quick easy recovery fuel the demand for sports medicine. However, lack of skilled professionals as well as inappropriate administration and guidelines in the field of sports medicine hamper the growth of the market. Conversely, rising influx of athletes and technological advancements in sports medicine are expected to offer remunerative opportunities for the North America sports medicine market players.

The body reconstruction repair segment is anticipated to dominate the market during the forecast period. This is attributed to the fact that body reconstruction repair products are majorly used in the treatment and prevention of sport-related injuries. Among body reconstruction repair products, the bone/cartilage repair reconstruction segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Considering body support recovery products, the support devices braces segment was the highest revenue contributor in 2018, accounting for five-ninths share. The knee injuries segment is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR from 2018 to 2025, as athletes frequently suffer from such injuries. Sports medicines are principally employed in the treatment of knee injuries, owing to increase in incidence of meniscus tear among sportspersons.

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The body support recovery segment is anticipated to generate the second highest revenue during the forecast period.
Artificial joint implants serve to be the highest contributor to the orthopedic sports medicine devices market in 2018 and is expected to maintain this dominance

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In Arizona, the coronavirus raged. With masks and other measures, it subsided. What can it teach America?

As temperatures in Arizona shot toward their summer peaks, so did the state’s coronavirus crisis. Lines for drive-up testing snaked for blocks in June. Hospitals were running out of beds, bodies were being stored in coolers, and the state’s per capita caseload topped global charts.

a man standing next to a car: Arizona Western College EMT Academy students Natus Humphrey, left, and Shayla Watson hand out coronavirus test kits Oct. 17 in Yuma, Ariz.

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Arizona Western College EMT Academy students Natus Humphrey, left, and Shayla Watson hand out coronavirus test kits Oct. 17 in Yuma, Ariz.

But by mid-August, the southwest hot spot made a remarkable reversal. Cases plummeted 75 percent.

Arizona has maintained relatively low case numbers since, but they are now creeping to levels seen just a few weeks before its summer surge. And as a conflagration engulfs the Midwest and Mountain West, public health experts and elected officials in Arizona are pleading with residents to maintain mitigation measures they say played a critical role in beating back the virus and hold lessons for other states — including mask mandates that covered 85 percent of the population.

“The mask ordinances should stay in place until we get pretty wide distribution of the vaccine,” said Will Humble, a former state health department director who now leads the Arizona Public Health Association. “The return on investment is off the charts. The only thing that it costs is political capital.”

That emphasis on face-coverings echoes intensifying calls by public health experts nationwide amid growing evidence of masks’ effectiveness in reducing transmission — and signs that a pandemic-weary population and battered economy may not tolerate widespread shutdowns.

Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, has been touring states and chiding those where mask use is low. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb have advocated for a national mask mandate. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has also urged mandates, recently calling mask-wearing and social distancing simple measures that may be “the next best thing” to lockdowns that are unlikely to be repeated.

Some local governments in hard-hit red states where masks have been especially contentious are heeding the call. In recent days, mandates were passed in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and the North Dakota cities of Bismarck and Grand Forks.

In Arizona, some jurisdictions are lifting mask mandates, fraying nerves among some observers who say such loosening is premature.

“I’m becoming more of a firm believer that face masks are a truly effective intervention in this particular outbreak and should be considered our first line of defense,” said Joe K. Gerald, a University of Arizona public health researcher who tracks coronavirus trends in the state. Places without them, he said, are “shooting themselves in the foot, because wearing face masks can protect individuals but also reduce the spread to others and allow more economic activity and social activity.”

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chart, histogram: Newly diagnosed coronavirus cases in Arizona rose sharply in June, declined by August, and are now creeping up again. (Joe K. Gerald/University of Arizona)

Newly diagnosed coronavirus cases in Arizona rose sharply in June, declined

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Dr. Fauci Says It May Be Years Before America Feels a ‘Semblance of Normality’ Again

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told a Melbourne, Australia audience on Wednesday that it could be years before Americans are able to resume their lives normally amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

a man holding his hand up to his mouth: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH testifies at a Senate Health, Education, and Labor and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, Fauci said he believes it could be years before Americans can resume their lives normally.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH testifies at a Senate Health, Education, and Labor and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, Fauci said he believes it could be years before Americans can resume their lives normally.

“I think it will be easily by the end of 2021 and perhaps into the next year before we start having some semblance of normality,” Fauci said during the University of Melbourne webinar.

“If normal means you can get people in a theatre without worrying about what we call congregate-setting super infections, if we can get restaurants to open almost at full capacity,” he added.

Fauci went on to explain that opening up the economy and maintaining public health safety is a “fine line” to walk.

“I firmly believe that you can continue to open to business [and] open up the country from an economic standpoint. But if you do that prudently with public health measures, that prevents surges of infection. We’ve seen it done before in countries and in sections of our own country,” he said.

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Fauci said that he believes a worldwide vaccine will be available within the next few months. However, a complicated mix of anti-vaccination beliefs and strong political divide could continue to make it difficult to contain the virus.

“Right now, there is a reluctance to take vaccines,” he said, adding that it was partly fueled by “mixed signals that are coming out from the government, that is not being very helpful.”

In a study conducted by CNBC/Change Research last month, only 42 percent of likely voters said they would probably or definitely get the vaccine when it is made available – a number that dropped 16 percentage points from July.

In addition to a vaccine, Fauci told the webinar that the development of antiviral drugs— which are being tested and studied in labs worldwide—could drastically shift the course of the pandemic by allowing patients to receive treatments as soon as they fall ill.

The infectious disease expert, who has been ridiculed by President Donald Trump over matters related to COVID-19, told the audience that experts should always be guided by science, and to not be afraid to stand up to politicians.

“You should always remember that in order to maintain your credibility, you should speak consistently based on the science. The science guides what we’re going to do and what we are doing,” he said.

Meanwhile, Fauci applauded Australia and New Zealand’s efforts to contain the virus, and said he wished the U.S. was on that same level.

“Australia is one of the countries that has done quite well. New

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North America Banana Flakes Market Forecast to 2027

The banana flakes market in North America is expected to grow from US$ 167. 25 million in 2019 to US$ 232. 91 million by 2027; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4. 4% from 2020 to 2027. The rising usage of banana flakes by food and beverage sector is also bolstering the growth of food and beverage industry.

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The demand for banana flakes in the food & beverage industry is drastically increasing owing to its application in ice creams, juices, desserts, breakfast cereals, salads, yogurt, and many others.

The consumers demand banana flakes in the aforementioned food products owing to their health benefits.For the last few years, there has been a significant demand for banana flakes from bakery sector in developed and emerging countries.

The sweet and snacks industry is also exploiting banana flakes for the production of healthy bars and sweets. The substantial farming of bananas across several regions is among the other factors expected to positively influence the demand for Banana Flakes.
In terms of application type, the household segment is estimated to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period.Banana flakes are widely being used owing to the increasing awareness about the low fat and gluten content along with its various health benefits.

Banana flakes are mixed with cereals and consumed as breakfast.They are also taken to be a healthy evening snack and are eaten regularly due to its low fat content.

Homemade face masks are prepared using banana flakes to control acne problems.It also helps in strengthening the hair and reduce hair fall owing to the high potassium content.

Further, banana flakes are also used as sprinkler to enhance the taste of foods such as homemade custards, ice creams, cakes, smoothies, and yogurt. Besides this, banana flakes are capable of thickening beverages and hot cereals. The use of banana flakes in household cooking relives pain and burning symptoms of occasional heartburn. It also helps in stimulating appetite. The health benefits along with diversified end-use applications across several industries drive the growth of banana flakes market.
With the outbreak of COVID-19, the North America region is likely to get affected with respect to the economic growth.Although, US is the global manufacturing hub and leading raw material supplier for various industries, it is one the worst affected countries due to the COVID-19 outbreak where all business operations are halted due to nationwide lockdown.

Food & beverages is one of the world’s major industries facing severe disruptions in the form of event cancellations, supply chain breaks, travel bans, business shutdowns, and lockdowns were imposed by the governments across North America, which is anticipated to affect the expected revenue generation and overall growth opportunities in North America.
The overall North America banana flakes market size has been derived using

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North America Food Allergen Testing Market Forecast to 2027

The North America food allergen testing market is expected to grow from US$ 201. 33 million in 2018 to US$ 403. 90 million by 2027; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8. 1% from 2019 to 2027. Anaphylaxis and food allergy are among leading causes of public health risk in developed countries such as the US and Canada.

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Although the prevalence is higher in young children, recent studies indicate it is becoming more common in adolescents and young adults.

Moreover, there is growing evidence of the increasing prevalence of food allergies in rapidly developing countries.Food allergy incidence is rapidly rising in developed regions such as North America.

According to the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), ~32 million people in the US have some kind of food allergies. ~11% of people between the age group 18–26 million adults have food allergies in the US. ~40% of children in the country have multiple food allergies, i.e., they are allergic to more than one food type. In the US, 200,000 people require emergency medical care every year for allergic reactions caused due to food. The country also witnessed 377% increase in medical procedures to treat anaphylaxis or food allergies from 2007 to 2016. This further bolsters the growth of the food allergen testing market
In 2018, the milk segment led the North America food allergen testing market, based on source.Milk, as well as milk product, allergy is one of the most commonly found food allergies among children.

Cow milk is one of the usual causes of milk allergies; however, milk from sheep, buffalo, goats, and other mammals can also cause allergic reactions, which occur occurs soon after the consumption of milk.Signs and symptoms of milk allergy range from mild to severe, and they include vomiting, wheezing, hives, and digestive problems, varying from person to person.

Milk allergy can also cause anaphylaxis, a severe, life-threatening reaction.Avoiding milk and milk products is the prime solutions to avoid complications associated with milk allergies.

Apart from the symptoms mentioned above, immediate signs and symptoms might include itching or tingling feeling around the lips or mouth; swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat; and coughing or shortness of breath.
Presently, major countries in North America are under lockdown due to the COVID 19 pandemic.In the high-impact countries in the region, isolation and social distancing measures have been put in place.

The lesser production of goods and commodities is hampering the growth of the North America food allergen testing market as the demand for these solutions has declined over the past couple of months.The US has reported the highest number of confirmed cases of as the disease in this region.

The outbreak and measures taken to contain the infection spread are likely to impact the food &

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Trump Gambles on Voters Not Caring About Coronavirus | America 2020

President Donald Trump contends that interest in the coronavirus is fading, even as cases are skyrocketing in the United States, a notion he hopes will play out for him at the polls next week.

“People are tired of COVID,” Trump said last week on a campaign call that was obtained by several news outlets. “Yup, there’s going to be spikes, there’s going to be no spikes, there’s going to be vaccines. With or without vaccines, people are tired of COVID.”

Trump pointed to his rallies, where social distancing and mask wearing are rarely observed, as evidence that people are over it.

“I have the biggest rallies I have ever had and we have COVID,” Trump said. “People are saying whatever, just leave us alone. They’re tired of it.”

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But cases are surging in the U.S. The nation hit a record number of daily new cases last week and health officials report more than 8.7 million cases and 225,000 deaths. And Democratic nominee Joe Biden is taking a starkly different tone.

“The way [Trump is] handling COVID is just absolutely totally irresponsible,” Biden said on “60 Minutes.” “He’s telling people that we’ve turned the bend in one of his recent rallies. … I mean, we are in real trouble.”

Biden is not likely to let up on the Trump administration’s handling on the coronavirus. When asked what is the biggest domestic issue facing Americans, Biden said it’s the public’s health.

A recent poll from Pew Research Center shows that the differing strategies might align with the candidates’ bases.

Among registered Republicans, 24% said that the coronavirus will be very important to their vote. That’s compared to 82% of Democrats. Trump supporters who report the coronavirus as very important dropped 15 percentage points since August, while there hasn’t been a change among Biden supporters.

Meanwhile, almost every swing state is seeing an increase in coronavirus cases, according to Axios.

Despite Trump’s repeated messaging that the U.S. has “turned the corner” on the outbreak, public health experts believe the county is in a bad spot.

Leading infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said the surge is still technically a first wave because the U.S. never brought cases down far enough to a good baseline, though he added that it is “kind of semantics.”

“I look at it more as an elongated and an exacerbation of the original first wave,” Fauci told Yahoo Finance.

Whether it’s called a third wave or extended first wave, Fauci said: “No matter how you look at it, it’s not good news.”

But Trump has tried to blame testing for the increase – seeking to find a familiar scapegoat in the media.

“Cases up because we TEST, TEST, TEST. A Fake News Media Conspiracy,” Trump tweeted on Monday. “Many young people who heal very fast. 99.9%. Corrupt Media conspiracy at all time high. On November 4th., topic will totally change. VOTE!”

While testing has increased significantly since the start of the pandemic, it is

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Where Donald Trump and Joe Biden Stand on the Coronavirus Pandemic | America 2020

Voters in November will decide who should lead them into what could be some of the darkest months of the coronavirus pandemic.

The virus has disrupted virtually every aspect of normal life. It upended the economy, changed the way people work and travel, challenged health care workers and facilities and forced drastic changes on education and day care systems. In the U.S., it has infected over 8.3 million and killed more than 220,000, and those numbers are likely to be an undercount.

Considering the time lost by those who have died, one analysis estimated that the death toll means more than 2.5 million years of potential life has been claimed by the virus in the U.S.

The U.S. reports the most infections and deaths of any country, and one of those 8.3 million infected was President Donald Trump, who required supplemental oxygen twice and was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He declared his battle with the virus as a “blessing from God” after receiving experimental treatments for his illness.

Some experts have warned that the U.S. has entered the third peak of its coronavirus outbreak. As the country heads deeper into fall and winter, and cold weather pushes more people indoors, researchers believe the virus will spread more easily. The challenge could also be compounded by the flu season.

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It has been suggested that life won’t return to a “new normal” until there is an effective vaccine. Possible candidates are being developed faster than ever before, with several showing promise in early trial results.

The coronavirus is even upending the electoral process – from massive lines for early voting to increases in mail-in ballot requests – though it isn’t clear what effect it will have on overall voter turnout.

“The real impact that it may have on the election is how it’s going to change voting patterns, and I don’t think anyone knows exactly how that’s going to play out,” says John Farmer, the director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.

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President Donald Trump on the Coronavirus

Early in the outbreak, the Trump administration created the White House Coronavirus Task Force to coordinate and oversee its “efforts to monitor, prevent, contain, and mitigate the spread” of the virus. Regular task force briefings that included scientists eventually faded out and were replaced by solo events for Trump to tailor his own message on the pandemic.

And his message has been one of minimization and diversion.

“I think at this point Trump is running on the idea that he did a great job dealing with coronavirus and that there are very few concerns now and that it’s really nothing for people to worry about,” says Monika McDermott, a professor of political science at Fordham University. “Of course, him having gotten it himself and having recovered so quickly helps him to make that message.”

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Biden warns of ‘dark winter’ in America

Joe Biden warned at Thursday night’s presidential debate that the U.S. was “about to go into a dark winter,” echoing the concerns of public health experts who caution about increased daily Covid-19 case counts converging with the annual flu season.

Joe Biden wearing a suit and tie: Biden’s remarks came after President Donald Trump offered a rosy, unrealistic timeline for vaccine distribution.

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Biden’s remarks came after President Donald Trump offered a rosy, unrealistic timeline for vaccine distribution.

“We’re about to go into a dark winter. A dark winter,” Biden said. “And he has no clear plan, and there’s no prospect that there’s going to be a vaccine available for the majority of the American people before the middle of next year.”

Biden’s remarks came after President Donald Trump offered a rosy, unrealistic timeline for vaccine distribution. Responding to the Democratic nominee, the president said: “I don’t know if we’re going to have a dark winter at all. We’re opening up our country. We’ve learned and studied and understand the disease, which we didn’t at the beginning.”

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield, previously predicted in July that “the fall and the winter of 2020 and 2021 are going to be probably one of the most difficult times that we’ve experienced in American public health.”

But Trump insisted Thursday that Americans were “learning to live with” the pandemic. “We have no choice. We can’t lock ourselves up in a basement like Joe does,” he said.

When it was Biden’s turn to weigh in, the former vice president retorted: “People are learning to die with it.” The two candidates then sparred over Trump’s travel restrictions on China, and whether Biden considered the measure xenophobic.

“My response is he is xenophobic,” Biden said of Trump, “but not because he shut down access from China.”

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New Wave of COVID Infections Taking Hold in America | Health News

By Robin Foster and E.J. Mundell
HealthDay Reporters


WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A third surge of coronavirus cases now has a firm grip on the United States, with an average of 59,000 new infections being reported across the country every day.

That tally is the highest since the beginning of August, and the likelihood is high that the country will soon see the most new COVID-19 infections a day since the pandemic began, The New York Times reported.

This latest surge differs from the previous two: Instead of acute outbreaks in specific regions, such as the Northeast this spring and the South this summer, the virus is now simmering at a worrisome level across nearly the entire country, the Times reported. Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming each set seven-day case records on Tuesday. Even New Jersey, which managed to bring the virus under control last spring, has seen a doubling in cases in the past month, the Times reported.

“It is a really dangerous time,” Dr. Tom Inglesby, an infectious disease expert at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, told the newspaper. “The majority of states are on the rise. There are very few places where things are stable and going down.”

Even more troubling is the fact that this latest surge is coming as cooler weather is forcing people indoors and many Americans report they are fatigued by months of social distancing and travel restrictions, the Times reported.

“We’re seeing spread virtually everywhere,” Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said during a news conference Tuesday. In his state, 69 of 88 counties are now considered “high incidence,” meaning at least 100 virus cases per 100,000 people in the past two weeks, the Times reported.

But instead of imposing new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, Dewine said that, “The fastest way we can do it is not for me to issue some order that you can’t enforce or would be difficult to enforce, but rather for every Ohioan to take this seriously,” he said, grabbing his cloth mask and holding it up, the Times reported.

In North Dakota, which is leading the nation in new coronavirus cases per capita, hospitalizations and deaths are at a high, and just 20 intensive care beds were available statewide.

Luckily, the climbing case count has not yet translated to increased deaths: About 700 people are dying from COVID-19, on average, each day. So far, more than 220,000 Americans have died from the virus.

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Seeking to slow the spread of coronavirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Monday that face masks be worn by everyone in all public transportation settings.

That includes both passengers and people working in stations, terminals and airports across the country, CBS News reported.

So far, the Trump administration has not issued any national mandate on face coverings, instead leaving that

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Gen Z Is the Most Stressed Out Group in America, Poll Finds

Americans aged between 18 to 23, also known as adult Gen Z, are reporting the highest stress levels of any generation in the country, according to a poll.

A stock image shows a stressed student. A poll by the American Psychological Association has found 18 to 23-year-olds are the most stressed generation in the U.S.

A stock image shows a stressed student. A poll by the American Psychological Association has found 18 to 23-year-olds are the most stressed generation in the U.S.

The American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in American 2020 report revealed that, on average, Gen Z adults scored their stress levels in the past month as 6.1 out of 10, with 10 being the highest level. The average across all adults was 5.

The survey conducted between August 4 and 26, 2020, by The Harris Poll for the APA, involved 3,409 over-18s living in the U.S. Almost a fifth (19 percent) said their mental health was worse than during the same period last year, at 34 percent of Gen Z adults; 21 percent of Gen Xers aged 42 to 55; 19 percent millennials aged 24 to 41; 12 percent of Boomers, aged 56 to 74, and 8 percent of those aged 75 and above.

Gen Z adults were also more likely to say they were experiencing common symptoms of depression. Three-quarters said they felt so tired in the past two weeks that they “sat around and did nothing,” 74 percent were restless; 73 percent struggled to think properly or concentrate; and the same percentage felt lonely. Some 71 percent felt miserable or unhappy.

Some 81 percent of 13-to-17-year-olds, who are also counted as Gen Zers, said they had suffered negative consequences from school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over half (51 percent) said the pandemic has made it feel like planning for the future is impossible, with 67 percent of Gen Z adults feeling the same. Some 87 percent of Gen Z adults who were at college said education is a significant source of stress in their lives.

The poll also revealed 78 percent of Americans felt the COVID-19 pandemic was a significant source of stress in their lives. A further 60 percent said the number of issues America is dealing with was overwhelming. The poll was carried out in a year marked by stressors including a presidential election, protests against racial injustice, an economic recession, and over 220,000 people dying of COVID-19 in the U.S.

Arthur Evans, the CEO of the APA, told Newsweek via email that older people have typically reported less stress than younger generations since the organization carried out its first Stress in America report in 2007. This is likely because people gain life experience, coping skills and resilience as they age, he said.

“For 18-to-23-year-olds, they are just embarking on adulthood—learning to live independently, to manage their finances and to hit milestones like graduating high school or college, having new relationships and getting their first jobs. These events have always been stressful for some, but the new reality of the pandemic means that uncertainty is amplified

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