Tag Archives: Obesity

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

News & Updates

Azumio recently released Argus, an app that monitors and manages activities, food, sleep patterns, exercise, hydration, caffeine-consumption, weight and vitals. Argus attempts to make data actionable by unifying statistics and inputs into one view and providing context around the data. NHS … Continue reading

What Merck Is Talkin’ About

Health care is slow to change. But the word “slow” is relative and means something different to each person depending on where he or she sits within the health care system. From the investors’ perspective, health information technology moves at … Continue reading

Unwillingness to Pay for Weight Loss

A majority of overweight Americans believe that insurance coverage for a specific weight loss benefit would help them, according to a recent study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. Researchers surveyed 600 overweight and obese adults and found that … Continue reading

It’s Just About Time for CajunCodeFest Round Two

Betty Tanory and Robert Tanory (left of Cookie Monster) with their team at last year’s CajunCodeFest Looking for an excuse to get away with your wife for a few days? Just sign the two of you up for a marathon … Continue reading

Exercise, Food and Wellness: Backstage Video Interviews from Spring Fling 2011

One area where Health 2.0 technologies show great promise and some early market penetration is in tools for wellness. Employers, consumers, and even Medicare are now paying for programs and services that don’t look like traditional medical care. In a … Continue reading