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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need To Know About Romney’s Dishonesty On Medicare

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need To Know About Romney’s Dishonesty On Medicare | Health Industry News | Scoop.it
This week, the Romney/Ryan campaign has twisted itself into a pretzel attacking President Obama for “stealing” $716 billion from Medicare, while trying to explain why Paul Ryan included the savings in his FY 2013 budget.
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How Smartphones Are Changing Health Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Smartphones Are Changing Health Care [INFOGRAPHIC] | Health Industry News | Scoop.it
Smartphones aren't just hard on eyes and posture -- they can also help lead to better health.

How? The rise of mobile health apps and other tools. There are currently about 40,000 mobile health apps available for tablets and smartphones, and over 500 health projects worldwide that have a mobile emphasis.

That’s according to the online health care education portal AlliedHealthWorld.com, which pulled information from a variety of sources around the web to show just how much of a positive impact smartphones can have on our well-being.


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The Business of Obesity [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Business of Obesity [INFOGRAPHIC] | Health Industry News | Scoop.it

A fascinating infographic look at the economic costs of obesity in America.

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New Adult Obesity Facts From The CDC

New Adult Obesity Facts From The CDC | Health Industry News | Scoop.it

"In 2008, medical costs associated with obesity were estimated at $147 billion; the medical costs for people who are obese were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight."

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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need To Know About Romney’s Dishonesty On Medicare

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need To Know About Romney’s Dishonesty On Medicare | Health Industry News | Scoop.it
This week, the Romney/Ryan campaign has twisted itself into a pretzel attacking President Obama for “stealing” $716 billion from Medicare, while trying to explain why Paul Ryan included the savings in his FY 2013 budget.
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Australian court backs world's toughest law on cigarette packaging

Australian court backs world's toughest law on cigarette packaging | Health Industry News | Scoop.it
Australia's highest court upheld the world's toughest law on cigarette promotion today, prohibiting tobacco company logos on cigarette packs that will instead show cancer-riddled mouths, blinded eyeballs and sickly children.
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