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Representation of Normal, Overweight, and Obese

Can Obesity Cause Memory Loss?

July 21, 2015

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Endocrinology, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Neurology, Obesity & weight loss:

A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.

For-Profit Diet Clinics Turn Fat into Money

For-Profit Diet Clinics Turn Fat into Money

July 5, 2015

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Health policy, Obesity & weight loss, Salber:

The boom in for-profit diet clinics fueled by insurance reimbursement proves that when it comes to healthcare no good turn goes unexploited.

What Happens When Mindfulness Meets Tech?

What Happens When Mindfulness Meets Tech?

January 14, 2014

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Obesity & weight loss, Primary Care, Salber:

Mindful eating, on the other hand, is an approach that involves choosing to eat food that both satisfies and nourishes. It also means learning to eat when you are actually hungry and stopping when you are full.

Do Employer-Based Wellness Programs Work?

Do Employer-Based Wellness Programs Work?

July 2, 2013

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Health policy 2:

By Dr. Jaan Sidorov First Posted at Disease Management Care Blog on 6/19/2013 Mrs. Smith (name changed) was overweight.  She knew it and her physician, the… Read More ›

Rand Study Gives Workplace Wellness A Failing Grade

Rand Study Gives Workplace Wellness A Failing Grade

May 28, 2013

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Health policy 2, Medicine: wellness & disease, Payment, People in healthcare, Wellness:

By Thomas Emerick First Posted at Cracking Health Costs on 5/28/2013 Sharon Begley, Reuters’ chief science writer, has written a terrific piece on this breaking… Read More ›

The health/wealth disconnect in America

The health/wealth disconnect in America

May 15, 2013

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Change Management, Geriatric medicine, Health policy, Health policy 2, Payment, People in healthcare:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 5/15/2013 Two in 3 Americans are uncomfortable with their financial situation. And most are totally oblivious… Read More ›

A Fitbit Failure Day

A Fitbit Failure Day

April 29, 2013

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Exercise & fitness, Food and nutrition, Wellness:

by Patricia Salber I am a Fitbit fan, but I somehow I quit wearing my old one about 5 months ago.  At TEDMED, a couple… Read More ›

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Prevention: Fitness and the Physician

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Prevention: Fitness and the Physician

April 8, 2013

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Exercise & fitness, Food and nutrition, Health care professionals, Medicine: wellness & disease, People in healthcare, Physician leadership, Physician wellness, Psychology & behavior:

By Dr. Kevin Campbell First Posted on his blog on 4/8/2013 As physicians, we are all held to a high standard.  It is our responsibility… Read More ›

Most smartphone owners seek health information online via mobile

Most smartphone owners seek health information online via mobile

November 11, 2012

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By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 11/8/2012 The ubiquity of mobile phones, increasingly smart ones (one-half of all mobile phones in the… Read More ›

Small business says stress is the #1 wellness need for employees

Small business says stress is the #1 wellness need for employees

October 31, 2012

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Change Management, Health care professionals, Health policy 2, Medicine: wellness & disease, Mental health, Payment, People in healthcare, Psychiatry, Psychology & behavior, Stress & relaxation:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 10/26/2012 Nearly 50% of business start-ups view health and wellness as crucial to employee recruitment and… Read More ›