CDC Maps Couch Potatoes by State

CDC Maps Couch Potatoes by State

It should come as no surprise that obesity is a major problem for residents of the U.S. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, in 2016 40% of adults 20 or older were obese. This is based on a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or more. In addition, another...
Wearable Automates Impacted Earwax Removal

Wearable Automates Impacted Earwax Removal

Impacted earwax is a common condition among adults — especially seniors — according to Healthline. Pain from built-up earwax prompts many people to see their physician to have the excess wax removed. Blocked ears can result in dizziness and loss of...
Employee Exercise: Carrot or Stick?

Employee Exercise: Carrot or Stick?

One of the themes that we repeat here at Health Tech Insider is our market analysis that the wearables market is shifting. Instead of selling single units to individual consumers, companies will sell tens or hundreds (or thousands) of units at a time to large...
Employers Investing More in Employee Health

Employers Investing More in Employee Health

Healthcare reform is a subject of heated debate in the U.S. and other countries, as costs continue to spiral out of control. In this country, about half of all residents are insured by their employer according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. This means that employers...