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6 Healthy Foods You're Probably Overeating

5 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

You might be overdoing it with these superhealthy foods - Women's Health Snowed in? 6 ways a snow day is actually good for your health - Real Simple This 15-minute yoga routine will wake you up better than coffee - Greatist 12 new and...Show More Summary

Forget the ivory tower: We need more Disney in medicine

This isn’t a debate about vaccines. The fight here has nothing to do with that. For the record, I strongly support the concept of vaccination. Public health is better in the 21st century because of it. Measles? Mumps? Oh, I can find you in the United States, but we aren’t living our lives every day […]

Bishop Hyperventilates Over Catholic Hospital Giving Equality To Gay Employees

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mercy Health employs over 40,000 individuals over seven states in its Catholic health care system, so to better meet the needs of all of their employees they have announced that they "will extend benefits to all legally married spouses effective...

Obama’s Radical Plan For How Doctors Get Paid

Pay doctors more when their patients get better; less when they don’t. Ending the fee-for-service model can lead to reduced costs. …most American doctors aren’t paid on whether they deliver that improved health. Their income largely depends on whether or not they performed the surgery, regardless of patient outcomes. Their patient’s knee could be good [...]

PBH names Role Models, Champions

A range of familiar names and newcomers made the 2014 list of Produce for Better Health Foundation Retail Role Models and Champions, a list recognizing exceptional efforts to promote Fruits & Veggies — More Matters.

Flexible Work Schedules: Good for Your Health and Your Sleep

People who work from home don't just get more done--a new study says they sleep better, too.

Global Health: Hold the Drug, Go Straight to the Source

2 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

The ground-up plants from which the anti-malaria drug artemisinin is derived appear to work better that the drug itself, new research shows.

Unsupervised Play is BETTER for Kids, Says New Study!

The idea of arresting parents who let their kids play outside unsupervised just took another hit.  Yoo-hoo, CPS! According to The Globe and Mail: A new Canadian study suggests there could be added health benefits for kids who play outdoors on their own or with their friends. Researchers analyzed data from a survey of more (continue reading...)

Good news everybody

CBO: Obamacare 20% cheaper than they projected; net +24M people will have health insurance before Obama leaves office. — Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) January 26, 2015 Cheaper, better, faster — not bad at all. This space reserved for your ad.

Pantene Pro-V's newest technology helps your hair glow with health

Pantene Pro-V has continued to find new and better ways to improve the health of you hair and this time, they may have just cracked the code! After the successful launch of their Anti-Oxidant shampoo technology, Pantene has launched a new conditioner formula containing the ingredient Histidine. Show More Summary

For university students, walking beats sitting

Walking classrooms are better for not only for students' physical health, but classroom engagement, a study shows. What began in a response to a physical activity challenge for the computer science facultyat one university has become a study in how education and fitness can be combined to improve both physical well-being, and classroom discussions.

#WWBR Week of January 19, 2015

Start-Ups Are Helping Consumers Make Better Health Care Purchases Sachin Jain for Harvard Business Review “Sachin Jain’s analysis of the trend of consumer-directed health is spot on. While giving more control to consumers is an undeniably important issue, the specifics … Read more ›

Here's how vets offer a better service to their patients than the National Health Service

The Telegraph's Charles Moore wrote a provocative comment piece recently, titled "Should our leaders make an animal NHS their pet project?" It was a satirical piece: his suggestion that a National Health Service for Animals should be set up was a poke at the inefficiencies of the UK's National Health Service. Pointing out the complications [...]

Wither the physician? The future of primary care.

You may not be ready to admit it even to yourself, but you know it’s changing. Permanently. Some say it’s for the better. Others say it’s for the worse. Most don’t really care much one way or the other. After all, health care has been evolving and changing over thousands of years, and the experts […]

4 Simple Tricks to Becoming a Great Hill Runner

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Become a better hill runner with these simple tips - Women's Running 30 healthy foods that could wreck your diet (and how not to let them) - Health Skip the gym for this 15-minute workout routine at home - Shape How to get there andShow More Summary

5 keys to success that digital health tech startups simply can’t ignore

Sponsored: Few know the major factors that digital health entrepreneurs overlook better than Craig Joseph, who assesses digital health solutions for Texas Children’s Hospital.

Using big data for big change where it’s needed most: Our health

Sponsored: This sponsored post is produced by Better Health East Bay. Our nation’s healthcare system often struggles to meet the needs of the community. It isn’t as efficient as it could be, often slow to adapt to changing needs. As a result of the Affordable Care Act, there are many more insured patients in need of […]

Oranges versus orange juice: Which one might be better for your health?

Many health advocates advise people to eat an orange and drink water rather than opt for a serving of sugary juice. But now scientists report that the picture is not clear-cut. Although juice is indeed high in sugar, the scientists found that certain nutrients in orange juice might be easier for the body to absorb than when a person consumes them from unprocessed fruit.

Tweets can better predict heart disease rates than income, smoking and diabetes, study finds

last weekHealth : The Checkup

Is Twitter becoming a new public health database?The latest evidence: A group of researchers has found that analyzing tweets can accurately predict the prevalence of heart disease.In fact, the researchers say, Twitter can serve as aShow More Summary

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