Generational Split

According to research published by the The National Center for Biotechnology Information, age is the main risk factor for the prevalent diseases of developed countries: cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration. As such, it becomes increasingly important as we get older to visit the doctor regularly to catch serious symptoms and potential illness at an early stage.

Of workers over the age of 55 have not visited the doctors in up to five years.
Of workers over the age of 55 have a family history of cancer or terminal illness but still don’t have the time for regular recommended check-ups.
Of workers over the age of 55 have waited months for blood tests or biopsies creating a huge amount of unnecessary stress and anxiety even when results were negative.
 
Young people are also increasingly under pressure to work longer hours, often at the expense of their health, with many taking it for granted.
 
Of workers aged between 18 and 34 feel booking and sticking to a doctor’s appointment is not realistic with their workload.
Of workers aged between 18 and 34 have ignored serious symptoms due to a lack of time to visit a doctor.
Of workers aged between 18 and 34 are currently concerned that they may be suffering from a serious illness but feel professional strain prevents them from visiting a doctor.

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