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Efforts to inform consumers about bad nutrition are helping

Efforts to inform consumers about bad nutrition are helping

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  September 09, 2016

Sugary beverages have been blamed for a spike in childhood obesity. With the rising number of cases among youth with chronic conditions that were once only seen in older adults—such as Type 2 diabetes—cities and states have passed laws attempting to limit consumption of the drinks.

23andMe escapes California class action for arbitration

By Erica Teichert  |  August 24, 2016

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that genetic testing company 23andMe can't be sued over allegations that it misled customers about its test kit because the claims belong in arbitration.

Editorial: FLOTUS—the healthcare influential we forgot

Editorial: FLOTUS—the healthcare influential we forgot

By Merrill Goozner  |  August 20, 2016

Michelle Obama during her nearly eight years in the White House succeeded in changing the national conversation about diet and exercise, and gave a major boost to transparency about the foods we eat.

Michigan Blues, Hygieia testing diabetes insulin delivery product

By Jay Greene, Crain's Detroit Business  |  March 31, 2016

Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Hygieia, a medical device company, has teamed up with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan to launch a demonstration project to help about 1,000 diabetic patients more effectively manage their disease.

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