Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cruise cut short as passenger tests positive for COVID-19

An elderly passenger on board a Royal Caribbean "cruise to nowhere" has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, prompting the voyage to be cut short as the vessel returned to Singapore on Wednesday.

Health

Study: Benefits of workplace wellness programs underwhelming

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted a two-year study on the efficacy of workplace wellness programs and found that such programs have little impact on employee ...

Health

Big life insurer shifts to activity tracking in health push

Financial giant John Hancock is converting all its life insurance policies to an incentive-based system using activity tracking, a move aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles but which also raises privacy questions.

Health

Hidden gems in your health insurance plan

(HealthDay)—You might only think about your health insurance coverage when it's time for a doctor visit. But there may be many hidden health gems in your policy—wellness programs.

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