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Chronic Disease

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Americans express more concern about personally contracting cancer than a variety of other diseases or medical conditions, including heart disease, COVID-19, stroke, diabetes, the flu and AIDS.

During National Epilepsy Awareness Month, the Gallup Vault shows that the American public's views about epilepsy have come a long way.

Many adults in the U.S. suffer from back pain. Most prefer to try non-drug treatments to manage it.

Nearly eight in 10 Americans prefer drug-free ways to treat their physical pain. More communication between doctors and patients about drug-free alternatives could help reduce deaths from prescription opioid abuse.

As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, Gallup and Healthways are publishing a new series examining how Americans' health and well-being have changed during his eight years in office.