Lifestyle

In scathing ruling, judge rips insurer for putting ‘bottom line’ over patients’ health

In a scathing decision, a federal judge blasted a subsidiary of the nation’s largest insurance company for focusing on the “bottom line as much or more” than patients’ health, saying the insurer illegally denied treatment to thousands of people. The judge also slammed the company’s medical directors for being “deceptive” under oath. US Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero issued his ...

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Inside Alex Trebek’s Health Battles Throughout His 35 Years on Jeopardy!

Throughout his 35-year career hosting Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek has successfully weathered several health issues. Now, Trebek is hoping to successfully battle his most recent diagnosis: cancer. On Wednesday, the longtime host shared the sad news that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In a video message, the 78-year-old TV star that he wanted to be “open and transparent” about his health to prevent “overblown ...

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The ROI Of Leadership Development At Temple Health

The healthcare industry is an unique laboratory for studying leadership and leadership development for two reasons. First, because of the sheer size. The top 25 largest health systems in the United States all employee over 25,000 employees. Second, because so much is at stake. The impact of a disengaged workforce literally means not just a reduction in patient satisfaction, but ...

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Health coverage loses its booster shot after funding runs out for this media critic

“The dreck is conflicted single-source stories that should not be called journalism but should be PR and advertising drivel, because it is simply taking spoon-feeding in an unquestioning way and fawning over it.” All of The Platforms™, whether search or social, face issues about surfacing vaccine mis- and disinformation (see: Pinterest’s efforts), and we’re supposed to be filling the data voids with ...

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Chipotle funnels spend into TV and e-commerce in quest for lifestyle brand status

Chipotle is looking to take ownership of the spotlight it found itself in during the E coli outbreaks of 2015, channeling ad spend into primetime TV and e-commerce in a bid to enter the zeitgeist as a ‘lifestyle brand’. By financial standards at least, Chipotle appears to have weathered its E coli storm – the scandal that wounded the brand’s reputation as a ...

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Accor Doubles Down on Lifestyle Sector

Accor is expanding its presence in the lifestyle sector twofold. The France-based hotel giant is launching a new midscale brand in the segment, called TRIBE, and is partnering with sbe Entertainment on a lifestyle venture, the company announced this week. “The lifestyle market continues to grow rapidly and has one of the fastest growth rates in the industry,” said Gaurav ...

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Chipotle Added Vegan And Vegetarian Meals To Its Lifestyle Bowl Options

Just after the New Year, Chipotle did everyone with healthy eating resolutions a solid: They created a line-up of Whole30, paleo, and keto bowls to take the guesswork out of following each specific diet. Now, they’re extending that ease to vegetarians and vegans. The newest additions to Chipotle’s Lifestyle Bowls line-up cater to those ditching meat and/or cheese. The Vegan Bowl is made with Sofritas, ...

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Lululemon Athletica: Health As A Lifestyle – Secular Growth At A Reasonable Valuation

Summary Health as a lifestyle is a story that is gaining traction in the 18-29 and 30-55 age groups, LULU represents a lifestyle for these consumer segments. International expansion will continue driving square footage growth and driving top-line growth. Digital expansion driving customer-based marketing and more personal experiences have driven strong e-commerce engagement and traction. Background Lululemon Athletica (LULU), a ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Takes Credit for Popularizing the Gluten-Free Lifestyle Craze

For people wondering who to thank for the gluten-free and yoga trends, look no further because Gwyneth Paltrowis your gal. The self-proclaimed trendsetter is setting the record straight on who is to credit for kick-starting the health craze that continues today. In a new interview with the New York Times, the Goop CEO is claiming that her 2015 gluten-free cookbook was the the catalyst ...

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Germany and UNICEF hand over 30 vehicles to support mobile health and nutrition services for children in Afar and Somali regions

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and UNICEF have today handed over 30 vehicles to the Afar and Somali Regional Health Bureaus for the provision of mobile health and nutrition services to children. The Somali Region received 19 vehicles and the remaining 11 went to Afar. The vehicles will be used by Mobile Health and Nutrition Teams in ...

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