Maven Clinic, women and family-focused health startup, is booming in the post-Roe v. Wade world
Women account for half of consumers, hold power over 80% of household financial decisions and make 70% of health-care-related decisions in their families – but their access to proper health care often comes up short. Especially in the post-Roe world, women are increasingly turning to their employers for proper health-care benefits for themselves and their […]
Growing obesity crisis in U.S. prompts CDC to expand body mass index charts for severely overweight kids
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday released new body mass index charts for children in response to the growing obesity crisis in the U.S. The previous BMI chart for children ages 2 to 19, published in 2000, is based on data from 1963 to 1980, but obesity and severe obesity in children […]
International Health Group Drops Partnership With Heineken Over 'Beer Girls'
An international health organization has suspended its partnership with the Heineken beer company because of the controversial use of so-called “beer girls” to promote its products. The Global Fund launched a partnership in January with the Dutch brewer in its latest campaign to battle AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa. Heineken was to use its […]