How false assumptions about weight may affect your health
If you've ever delayed a doctor's appointment so you could lose a few pounds before your annual weigh-in, or hesitated to exercise in public because you felt self-conscious among a sea of hard-bodied gym goers, your weight may be affecting your health ...
Staying connected can improve your health
In an effort to ward off the loneliness that followed his wife's death, a 94-year-old man in Minnesota decided to install a swimming pool in his backyard for the neighborhood children. His backyard is now a hub of activity in the summer, filled with ...
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American Medical Association severs ties with Outcome Health
The Chicago-based American Medical Association is halting its relationship with Outcome Health following allegations that the once-hot Chicago startup deceived advertisers and investors. Outcome, which places screens and interactive tablets in doctors' ...
American Medical Association, other groups cut ties with Outcome Health amid controversy
7 Surprising Health Benefits of Gratitude
Now is the season to think about what makes you most thankful, but research supports making it a year-round habit. Many studies have found there are benefits of gratitude — both mental and physical — and all it takes to enjoy them is a little bit of ...
Maryland health exchange names new executive
Michele S. Eberle was named the new executive director of the quasi-public state agency that administers the Maryland health exchange nearly three weeks into the annual open enrollment period for the insurance known as Obamacare. Eberle had been ...
Health Nominee Reaped Big Earnings from Drug Industry Tenure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become secretary of the Health and Human Services Department reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. As a top ...
Trump's pick for health secretary worth as much as $20.6 million
Bonus! Some consumers find free health insurance through Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON — Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups. "Free Obamacare ...
Outcome Health's problems with sales pitches go back years
Outcome Health President Shradha Agarwal, left, and CEO Rishi Shah. Founded as ContextMedia in 2006, the medical advertising firm exploded in growth. Now investors ask accusing it of lying about its performance to secure a nearly $500 million in ...
New York Post
Amazon is selling sketchy health products and it may be illegal
New York Post
Amazon is hawking dubious health products, including some that have been criticized by regulators and may even be illegal. Current health offerings, replete with literal “snake oil,”a term that refers to fake medical products, could stymie the online ...
Gaia Pope struggled with health before her death, father says
Teenager Gaia Pope had "struggled" with health issues before her death, her father has said. Police are treating the 19-year-old's death as "unexplained" after her body was found in a field near Swanage on Saturday. Her father Richard Sutherland, said ...