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Invest in health to secure your future: Here’s how

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: Awareness around fitness may have increased over the past few years, but Indians fare poorly on several parameters. According to a study by fitness device platform Goqii, Indians under the age of 45 saw a rise in the incidence of lifestyle diseases in 2018 compared to 2017. Incidence of diabetes rose to 5.1% […]

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Is ‘Medicare for All’ a health hazard for stocks in your 401(k)?

Health care was a hot topic at June’s Democratic debates. Several candidates jawboned about “Medicare for All” – government-funded coverage eliminating private insurance. Many investors are nervous, fearing fallout for health care stocks. But it’s too early to fear (or cheer) this – or any policy proposals that flash-forward this year. Slow down. Setting aside […]

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The Most Important Health Reform Of All

Of all the things we might do to improve our health care system, the one reform that is more important than any other is almost never discussed. It is ignored by Republicans. By Democrats. By the experts. By the think tanks. And by just about everybody who has an opinion on health policy. Here it […]

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AI In Health Care: The Top Ways AI Is Affecting The Health Care Industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is having a major impact on the health care industry. In fact, AI in health care is redefining the medical care field and all its functions. It is playing a big role in health care data. When health care data uses AI, it provides new and improved analytics. AI analytics are of […]

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Rite Aid Partners With Adobe To Improve Digital Health

In this Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, photo, a shopper carries her purchases from Rite Aid into her car, in North Andover, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ASSOCIATED PRESS Rite Aid is partnering with Adobe and its cloud-based technology to better personalize “health and wellness experiences” for the drugstore chain’s customers. The move comes as online retailer Amazon […]

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For Health Benefits, Spend At Least A Couple Of Hours Per Week In Nature

The concept of forest bathing, or shinrin yoku, has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years, as research has suggested that it really does seem to confer health benefits, both mental and physical. A new study in from the University of Exeter tries to home in on how much nature we ought to take in, […]