BY JESSICA DAMASSA Popular weight management app Noom is officially stepping into the world of digital health and digital therapeutics. CEO & co-founder, Saeju Jeong, shares some of the impressive stats that the behavior change platform has been able to help users achieve — including an average 7.5% reduction in […]
Jan. 29, 2020 — LaToya Chelcy had no idea the flu could be so serious. Ever since a flu shot made her feel sick years ago, the mom from LaGrange, GA, has skipped it. She didn’t get flu shots for her two children, either: 17-year-old John and his sister, 15-year-old […]
Jan. 29, 2020 — The maker of Purell hand sanitizers has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to stop claiming that the products can protect people from infections and illnesses. The agency warned Gojo Industries that unsubstantiated claims that Purell can help prevent illnesses such as the […]
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 (Kaiser News) — There’s a deadly virus spreading from state to state. It preys on the most vulnerable, striking the sick and the old without mercy. In just the past few months, it has claimed the lives of at least 39 children. The virus is influenza, […]
The importance of getting enough sleep has been emphasized by hundreds of studies in recent years, and we’ve covered the topic many times on this blog. Inadequate sleep has been linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems. And, according to the National Highway Traffic […]
By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD The HHS Office of National Coordinator (ONC) hosted a well-attended Annual Meeting this week. It’s a critical time for HHS because regulations authorized under the almost unanimous bi-partisan 21stC Cures Act, three and a half years in the making, are now facing intense political pressure for […]
Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Emotional Labor Around a month and a half ago, one of my mentors passed away unexpectedly. He was a former boss of mine, […]
As British Airways cancels flights and automakers close factories, businesses consider how to cope without the country’s vast factories and thriving consumer culture.
For men at least, entering middle age with plenty of muscle may lower the later risk of developing heart disease by more than 80 percent.
My kids are awesome and I’m doing what I can to keep them that way. Even though nearly every kid in sixth grade has a smartphone, my husband and I have chosen to delay getting them for our daughters, who are 10 and 11. On the sixth grade circuit, this […]