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Would you rather be debt-free? Or skinny?

Aug 9, 2013
A survey issued by Credit Karma, a personal finance company, found that 72 percent of Americans would rather keep their current debt than gain 25 pounds and be completely debt free.
Posted In: Personal Finance, debt, Health

Your medical devices could be vulnerable to cyber threats

Jul 10, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration wants manufacturers to improve the cybersecurity of medical devices.
Posted In: Health, medical devices, cybersecurity

Markets come up short in drugs for premature babies

Jul 10, 2013
Nationwide drug shortages are causing hospitals to ration critical nutrients premature babies and other patients need to survive.
Posted In: Health, health care, hospital, pharmaceuticals

Taking fitness monitors for a test run

Jul 1, 2013
An array of gadgets will track your fitness program, tell you in great detail how many calories you're burning, and what your heart rate is. They can even give you a kick when you are falling short of your goals.
Posted In: fitness, Health, exercise, Tech

Yuck: A fourth-grader's undercover look at school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.
Posted In: Food, food and drink, school lunches, nutrition, Health

Avatar therapy aims to aid patients with schizophrenia

Jun 20, 2013
A psychiatrist in England is using digital avatars -- almost like characters in a video game -- to help people with schizophrenia put a face to the voices in their heads.
Posted In: Health, mental health, psychology, avatars

Reinventing the standing desk

Jun 10, 2013
To sit or stand at work? That is the question. For those of you who can't decide, how about something in the middle?
Posted In: office behavior, Health, standing desk

China's toxic harvest: Consumers flock to imported food

Apr 18, 2013
Thanks to a string of scandals that have damaged the reputation of China’s domestic food supply, more and more among the country's rising consumer class are turning to imported foods.
Posted In: China, Food, Health

China's toxic harvest: A "cancer village" rises in protest

Apr 17, 2013
Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Posted In: China, Health, cancer, Environment, pollution

Six diet-related lifestyle changes: Which works for you?

Apr 11, 2013
Gluten-free diets are picking up steam, but they're not alone. We pin six more common lifestyle and diet changes.
Posted In: diet, Health

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