Remedy attempts to protect consumers from medical bill errors and overcharges.

Oct. 18 |   Remedy attempts to protect consumers from medical bill errors and overcharges. The insurance bill will be analyzed by Remedy’s technology and network of specialists, who will ascertain whether the charges are accurate. If there’s any dispute, the...

Step diet and a way to lose weight

Oct. 12 | What It Is If you are looking for a way to lose weight, keep it off forever and be healthier, then the Step Diet is for you. There’s no counting of carbs, fat grams, or calories. This is not really a diet, but rather a compilation of simple ways to...

Exercise protects against cancer

Oct. 11 | Exercise protects against cancer. Researchers now understand why AMPLE evidence shows that exercising regularly reduces the risk of cancer. Similarly, those who have survived the disease are less likely to see it return if they engage in lots of physical...

Australian government finds color to help smokers quit smoking

Jun. 4 | The world’s ugliest color has been described as “death,” “dirty” and “tar,” but this odious hue is serving an important purpose: discouraging smoking. Pantone 448 C, a “drab, dark brown” also called “opaque couché,” was specifically...

Alcohol Use Self-Assessment

Nov. 23 | Alcohol Use Self-Assessment This self-assessment can help you determine if you’re drinking within recommended low-risk limits, or if you should consider cutting back, or quitting. This tool is designed for adults 21 and older. (adsbygoogle =...

Uber $10 flue shot at your doorstep .ON THURSDAY, FLU PREVENTION IS ON DEMAND IN 35 CITIES

Nov. 19 | ON THURSDAY, FLU PREVENTION IS ON DEMAND IN 35 CITIES HOW IT WORKS: Open your Uber app between 11 am and 3 pm Select the ‘UberHEALTH’ option and request. Pro Tip: Please select a suitable indoor location prior to UberHEALTH arriving. Upon arrival,...

Uber’s one-shot deal: Flu vaccine at your doorstep

Nov. 19 | Uber’s one-shot deal: Flu vaccine at your doorstep CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Uber driver had just turned on his cellphone when the call came in. Someone five minutes away wanted a flu shot. The SUV limo carried nurse Kate Dicker to the address, and she...

Uber-type service to allow doctors to make house calls?

Nov. 19 | An Uber-type service to allow doctors to make house calls? There’s an app for that. Pager.com Chief Technology Officer Oscar Salazar and WSJ’s Tanya Rivero discuss the site’s service to doctors and patients and its newest round of funding. Photo:...