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Too much TV at age 2 leads to poor health as teens

Television-loving toddlers are in for poor health in adolescence. So says a study from the Université de Montréal’s School of Psychoeducation warning that watching too much TV at age 2 can translate into bad eating habits in teen years and ...

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U.S. health care costs up 29% because of obesity

The overall cost of health care in America is up 29%, varying greatly among states, according to a new report from Cornell University. “We have, for the first time, estimated the percentage of health care spending that is devoted to ...

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Mets' Zack Wheeler underwent injections, hopes for better health

PORT ST. LUCIE — Of all of the Mets seeking to regain form following serious injuries, perhaps none took a more drastic or painful approach to improved health this offseason than Zack Wheeler. The righty starter reported to camp on ...

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Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

Alibaba and Tencent, which already dominate China’s e-commerce and mobile payments sectors, are at the forefront. Among their goals: building diagnostic tools that will make doctors more efficient. Amazon and its partners, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, see technology as ...

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Turn Off Messenger Kids, Health Experts Plead to Facebook

The opposition to Facebook’s app adds to growing societal concerns over digital media and devices. Some big Apple investors called on the company this month to work harder to make the iPhone less addictive, and some former Facebook employees have ...

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Disrupt Health Care

Mr. Kaplan said larger insurers were frustratingly inefficient when it came to fixing problems like people visiting the emergency room when they did not need to, or requiring a doctor’s visit for routine tasks like refilling a prescription. “There should ...

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Apple, in Sign of Health Ambitions, Adds Medical Records Feature for iPhone

Advertisement In the latest indication of Apple’s growing ambitions in the digital health market, the tech giant on Wednesday unveiled a new feature that would allow users to automatically download and see parts of their medical records on their iPhones. ...

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Poor sleep poses mental health risk for most NYC high schoolers

If you don’t snooze, you probably lose. Three in four city high school students aren’t getting enough sleep — and the lack of rest may be causing them mental health problems, a city report out Wednesday said. A 2015 survey ...

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Justus Sheffield on trade rumors, health and 2018 expectations

Will there be Justus for fall, or even spring 2018? The Yankees’ offseason started off with a George Steinbrenner-era blockbuster trade — slugger Giancarlo Stanton switching Marlins teal for Bronx pinstripes — but it’s been a mostly cold stove winter ...

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Pa. wiseguy’s racketeering trial postponed due to health issues

A reputed Philadelphia mobster’s racketeering trial has been postponed at least a week because of a medical issue, according to court documents. Accused mob boss Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino — whose trial was slated to start on Jan. 16 in ...

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