Kids’ inactivity rises, creating ‘health care time bomb’

Kids’ inactivity rises, creating ‘health care time bomb’

The percent of children aged six to 12 who were physically active three or more times a week had its biggest drop in five years and is now under 25%, new data show. Making matters worse, households with incomes under $50,000 have much higher rates of inactivity than...
Getting savvy with monitoring your health at home?

Getting savvy with monitoring your health at home?

By Peeyush Gupta, Director, Sales and Marketing, UL South Asia Imagine this. A patient has been diagnosed with hypertension. Rather than wait in serpentine queues at the hospital to see your doctor for a regular check-up, he decides to buy a Blood Pressure Monitor....
Payers of chronic care: why not spend a little to save a lot?

Payers of chronic care: why not spend a little to save a lot?

Healthcare transformation is in the news again. Once again the dialogue will focus on the most frustrating constant of providing care: costs always increase. But there is another constant in healthcare that rarely makes the mainstream discussion: over half the costs...

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