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millennial primary care

Spurred By Convenience, Millennials Often Spurn The ‘Family Doctor’ Model | Kaiser Health News

Millennial Primary Care Millennial primary care may not look like the primary care previous generations knew. Some may attribute this to millennial trademarks like comfort with technology, demand for speed and convenience and so on. There may be even more to it. Sure Millennials are tech savvy and expect convenience as well as quality… just …

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Consumer health India

Impact of E-commerce on Health and Wellness Industry

Consumer Health India Ecommerce continues spread into everyday lives around the world and consumer health in India has also witnessed a change due in part to the technology and in part to the need to address chronic illnesses that arise from modern lifestyle. With the introduction of e-commerce in India, the way of doing business …

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Mount Sinai’s wellness lab

I was a guinea pig at Mount Sinai’s wellness lab of the future

Mount Sinai’s Wellness Lab Mount Sinai’s wellness lab has the right idea… transform healthcare by focusing on healthy people and working to keep them that way. Over 80% of “healthcare” dollars in the US go to chronic illnesses. The vast majority of those chronic illnesses are preventable and even reversible… but not with the current …

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2018 Employer Health Costs

2018 Costs For Employee-Sponsored Family Health Coverage

2018 Employer Health Costs 2018 employer health costs grew 5% to an average premium of nearly $20,000 for a family. Meanwhile, employees continue to pay more for their part of the health insurance premium while enduring higher deductibles. That Americans and their employers pay more and get less has been going on for decades. Literally. …

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Big Food Is Going Vegan

How Big Food Is Going Vegan, According To Health Warrior Co-founders Shane Emmett and Dan Gluck

Big Food Is Going Vegan You know consumer health is making progress when Big Food is going vegan. Health Warrior is a seven-year-old, high-growth and plant-based superfood company based in the Bay Area that might be best known for popularizing chia seeds in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) space. Cofounded by college roommates Shane Emmett …

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Integrating Health Coaches

How to Integrate Health Coach Strategies into the Clinical Space

Integrating Health Coaches Lifestyle is widely recognized as the most critical factor in many chronic illnesses like hypertension or diabetes. In the current clinic-centric model for sick care, it is unfair to ask clinicians to treat conditions with pharmaceuticals or procedures alone. Today’s clinicians and their patients need additional help which can come from integrating …

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Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System: What It Does — And How To Keep Yours Healthy

Lymphatic System Outside of a biology or anatomy class, we really don’t get much exposure to the lymphatic system. It is obviously critical for a healthy body but so often overlooked. This article from mindbodygreen.com gives a nice overview of the lymphatic system and a range of ways to help keep it healthy, from proper nutrition to …

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healthcare everyday low prices

Walmart wants to bring its ‘everyday low prices’ to health care

Healthcare Everyday Low Prices If the only problem with the US healthcare system was cost then this injection of competition from Walmart and other retailers might be “just what the doctor ordered”. Unfortunately cost is only a symptom of a much larger, long-term malady… the modern Western lifestyle. With constant stress, stimuli, poor nutrition from …

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Fitbit Care

Fitbit leans hard into healthcare with a new enterprise offering

Fitbit Care Telehealth continues to heat up. Fitbit, once focused on exercise, has announced a new platform that goes beyond exercise… Fitbit Care. Fitbit Care may have the right approach with its one-on-one health coaching for chronic illnesses like diabetes. Using the Fitbit device and in-person or phone meetings can help consumers avoid lifestyle decisions …

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True Happiness: Why Wealth + Health | Transamerica

True Happiness At HealthCare Too we have always considered financial health as part of the holistic approach to health. After all, finances are a leading cause of stress among all generations. We thought we may well be the only ones who thought this way… until a Transamerica commercial about True Happiness caught our eyes. https://youtu.be/JcOmOSuGZOA …

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