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Thinking of starting a Health IT company? Here are the top three industry challenges

Thinking of starting a Health IT company? Here are the top three industry challenges | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
With total annual spending on healthcare projected to hit 20 percent of US GDP by 2021, there’s a lot of potential for health IT startups. In addition, the industry is ripe for technological innova...
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Scientists construct first map of how the brain organizes everything we see

Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day?
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Technology will replace 80% of what doctors do - Fortune Tech

Technology will replace 80% of what doctors do - Fortune Tech | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Data-driven healthcare won’t replace physicians entirely, but it will help those receptive to technology perform their jobs better.
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Why Even Healthy People Should Watch Their Salt Intake

Why Even Healthy People Should Watch Their Salt Intake | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Everyone is eating too much salt, says the American Heart Association...
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Humanism in Digital Health: Do We Have to Sacrifice Personal Connections as We Improve Efficiency?

Humanism in Digital Health: Do We Have to Sacrifice Personal Connections as We Improve Efficiency? | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
The human connection is threatened by a reductive focus on data collection, algorithms, and information transaction.
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» The Science Behind Why Everything You Do Matters - Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

» The Science Behind Why Everything You Do Matters - Mindfulness and Psychotherapy | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Science has shown how what we do causes a ripple effect far beyond our inner circle, now we need to know how to get connected to what matters to us.
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Why California’s Proposition 37 Should Matter to Anyone Who Cares About Food

Why California’s Proposition 37 Should Matter to Anyone Who Cares About Food | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Is this the year that the food movement finally enters politics? GMO, politics, and changing the conversation by Michael Pollan. 

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Learning about the brain is child's play - YouSteps

Learning about the brain is child's play - YouSteps | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Good girl actress Goldie Hawn is the brains behind a program called ‘MindUp’ (apologies for the pun). Through her charity organization ‘The Hawn Foundation’ she’s worked with neuroscientists, behavioural psychologists, educators and leading researchers to develop material which helps kids do better in school, learn how to deal with bullies, and better understand people with different perspectives. The program was developed to teach kids about the brain but its one that can help adults too.

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How GMOs unleashed a pesticide gusher

How GMOs unleashed a pesticide gusher | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Mother Jones: GMO technology drove up herbicide use by £527m, or about 11%, between 1996 and 2011, studies show...
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Dealing with your inner critic -- what I did - YouSteps

Dealing with your inner critic -- what I did - YouSteps | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Dealing with your inner critic? Here's what one person did. You don't have to live in a behavioural prison via @youSteps

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Eating for Health, Not Weight

Eating for Health, Not Weight | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

The best diet is low in unhealthful carbs and low in fat as well as in red meat and processed foods via @NYTimes

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Soda "Ban" May Actually Increase Freedom of Choice

Soda "Ban" May Actually Increase Freedom of Choice | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
The ban on excessive single-serving beverages takes the home field advantage away from soda companies and gives consumers the opportunity to consider their real preferences.
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The True Costs of Obesity | World of DTC Marketing.com

The True Costs of Obesity | World of DTC Marketing.com | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Cost of obesity by the numbers via @richmeyer

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The Blood Test Gets a Makeover | Wired Magazine | Wired.com

The Blood Test Gets a Makeover | Wired Magazine | Wired.com | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Better design and context can clarify the results of blood tests. Wired sends the blood test out for a makeover.
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Skin transformed into brain cells

Skin transformed into brain cells | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Skin cells have been converted directly into cells which develop into the main components of the brain, by researchers in California.
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How to Keep Your Kids Away from the TV During Meals

How to Keep Your Kids Away from the TV During Meals | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
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Creating A Living Lab For Health And Wellness

Creating A Living Lab For Health And Wellness | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
If you’re venturing to Orlando, Florida, there’s a decent chance that you’re one of the 51 million-plus tourists that goes there every year, mainly to one of the city’s theme parks.
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More reasons to not just sit there - YouSteps

More reasons to not just sit there - YouSteps | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Adults spend 50 to 70% of their time sitting. Another study adds fuel to the fire: prolonged sitting is detrimental to health.

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Psychiatrist Contends the Field Is ‘Committing Professional Suicide’ | Healthland | TIME.com

Psychiatrist Contends the Field Is ‘Committing Professional Suicide’  | Healthland | TIME.com | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
British psychiatrist and Big Pharma gadfly David Healy is so controversial amongst his colleagues that some have tried to have his medical license revoked — but there he was on Thursday, speaking at the American Psychiatric Association’s second...
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10 health studies that ruin all your fun

10 health studies that ruin all your fun | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Science is supposed to make people's lives better, right? From glow-in-the-dark diapers to computers that fit in one's pocket, the present day sometimes feels like a future dreamed by science-fiction writers.
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“50 Shades of Kale” is bound to excite your taste buds | Well+Good NYC

“50 Shades of Kale” is bound to excite your taste buds | Well+Good NYC | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it
The very-good-for-you green is playing a naughty role as the star of this cookbook meets erotica.
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GMO Debate Heats Up: Critics Say Biotech Industry Manipulating Genes, And Science

GMO Debate Heats Up: Critics Say Biotech Industry Manipulating Genes, And Science | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Sporting a white coat and tagged with impressive credentials, Dr. Ronald Kleinman carries an aura of authority on camera as he says, "There are no cancer risks associated with agriculture produced through biotech. Two year study in France found that GMO corn raised the rate of cancer and increased the risk of kidney and liver problems in rats.

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Obesity in Kids: Three Lifestyle Changes that Help

Obesity in Kids: Three Lifestyle Changes that Help | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Simple changes in lifestyle habits are associated with a lower risk of obesity in children, a long-term study finds... via @time

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3 Health Markers that Can Predict Your Risk for Heart Disease & Arthritis

3 Health Markers that Can Predict Your Risk for Heart Disease & Arthritis | Healthy Living News | Scoop.it

Most chronic diseases that set in later in life are caused by the cumulative effects of unhealthy living over the years. via @hivehealthmedia

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