A new study shows how sports leagues like the NFL fan the childhood obesity epidemic.
The online retailer is pushing hard to expand its foothold in medical supplies, creating a marketplace where hospitals could shop to stock emergency rooms, operating suites and outpatient facilities.
"The majority of Canadians cannot tell the difference between a drug and a natural health product. They think that both of the products have the same backing in terms of scientific evidence, when they don't," said Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, an associate professor at the University of Toronto's medical school, who makes his case in a new editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. "The consumer is being deceived," he continued. "We need to make sure that people know what they're getting."
You think you’re doing “everything right” or “eating healthy,” but you might be hurting your efforts to get and stay well by not paying attention to the harmful effects of the everyday items you use at home.
Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants have transformed the way billions of us communicate, shop, socialize and work. Now, as consumers, medical centers and insurers increasingly embrace health-tracking apps, tech companies want a bigger share of the more than $3 trillion spent annually on health care in the United States, too. The Apple Heart Study reflects that intensified effort.
Genetic testing data can be subpoenaed, stolen, and sold as a commodity. So why is the industry booming?
Why the dubious claims of so many skin-care companies go unquestioned and untested
The booming dietary-supplement industry is plagued by outlandish claims, undermining credible science, and seeding confusion.
The Amazon healthcare effort and CVS-Aetna merger raise lots of questions.
Increasing mainstream availability of sensors on wearables such as smartwatches - that are able to give us better feedback about what’s happening in our bodies - means more of us are discovering insights into our health and looking at how we can improve it. But with so many health-improving gizmos on the market, it’s not easy separating those that are truly beneficial from those that are nothing more than a gimmick.
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