Why Amazon and Friends’ Plan Could Be a Major Disrupter of the U.S. Health Care System
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase’s announcement that they will create an independent company to offer health care to their employees “free from profit-making incentives and constraints” sent a shock through the health care industry, with share prices of some incumbents tumbling on Jan. 30, 2018.
Doctors Need to Tell People They Can Get Rid of Type 2 Diabetes Through Weight Loss
Every working day, doctors in the U.K. diagnose almost 1,000 people with type 2 diabetes. It is one of the commonest and most expensive diseases. What most people don’t know is that with a bit of hard work, it is possible to become non-diabetic again.
The Japanese Concept of Ikigai – Why Purpose Might Be a Better Goal than Happiness
Happiness is the subject of countless quotations, slogans, self-help books and personal choices. It is also being taken seriously by national governments and organisations like the United Nations, as something societies should aim for.
U.S. life expectancy just dropped for the second year in a row. Let’s stop the trend now
U.S. gross domestic product is at an all-time high. U.S. life expectancy is not. Life expectancy has fallen for the second time in two years – from a high of 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.6 years in 2016. It fell for men and women, whites, blacks and Hispanics. Statistics show that thousands were preventable, premature deaths.