Employer-paid health insurance drops to record low

The number of Americans getting health insurance from their employer continues to drop, with a record low 44.6 percent getting employer-sponsored coverage in 2011, compared to 45.8 percent in 2010, according to Gallup numbers.

This continues the downward trend Gallup and Healthways have documented for the last few […]

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Mobile app will monitor vital signs remotely



A new mobile application and cloud-based support system designed to enable remote monitoring of human vital signs in military, disaster emergency, hospital and other settings is set to roll out in the next few months.

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Almost half of U.S. cancer survivors die from other diseases

Although cancer recurrence may be the overriding fear for many survivors, nearly half of survivors in one study died from other conditions.
These results indicate survivors could potentially benefit from a more comprehensive, less cancer-focused approach to their health, according to lead researcher Yi […]

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