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Improve health and productivity with "Meetings on the Move"
Today more than 30% of the American population is obese. "Meetings on the Move" is a concept to increase productivity and improve employees' health by getting them up from their desks and on the move.
Older Americans receive benefits from volunteering as tutors
A new study from Washington University in St. Louis and Johns Hopkins University, in partnership with Experience Corps, has showed that people over 55 years old that volunteer as tutors experience many physical and mental health benefits.
U.S. health care system headed for perfect storm
Health economist Timothy McBride discusses the factors contributing to what he calls a perfect storm for the U.S. health care system. The high rate of uninsured Americans and rising health care costs are just two.
Social Security, minor problem compared with Medicare
"A range of solutions already exists to solve Social Security's fiscal problems, but solving Medicare's fiscal problems will require drastic changes to the financing and delivery of the program such as we have never faced." Timothy McBride discusses.
Cost of raising a child with special needs varies by state
Therapies, rehabilitation and specialty medical care are just a few of the extra costs that parents face when raising children with special needs. A new study from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work found that families with similar demographics and nature of their children's special needs have different out-of-pocket health expenditures depending on the state in which they live.
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