News tagged with financial losses

Gates injects $750M in troubled Global Fund

(AP) -- Bill Gates pledged $750 million on Thursday to fight three killer diseases and rescue a beleaguered health fund whose financial losses have cost it donor support.

Jan 26, 2012
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Jobs that pay for pounds lost can work

With obesity costing the nation $190 billion each year in health care expenditures, employers are increasingly offering cash and other incentives to motivate workers to lose weight.

Jul 10, 2013
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Program that pays for weight loss seems to pay off

Modest financial incentives offered over an extended period of time were significantly more likely to encourage sustained participation in a weight-loss program and long-term maintenance of weight loss than an identical program ...

Mar 07, 2013
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