A new study examined the use of the hashtag #childhoodobesity to track Twitter conversations about the issue of overweight kids.
Fitnet will use its advanced computer vision technology to connect families with health and nutritional information as well as real personal trainers.
Incorporating mobile apps, virtual feedback and live, personalized coaching, Kurbo teaches kids, teens and their families how to eat healthier and lose weight.
50 overweight students will be selected for the program that will track their activity levels and sleep using Fitbit's wearable devices.
Similarly to other activity trackers, the device will keep up with its wearer's (child's) whereabouts while promoting exercise along the way.
All Humana members in qualified employer-sponsored health plans now have free and discounted access to Weight Watchers through an integrated wellness program.
Gentag's wearable patch sensors are the size of a small bandage, and are designed to be painless, wireless and disposable.
The new capability provides additional support and coaching channels for kids and teens to eat smart and reach their healthier weight.
OffTheScale provides a Garmin wearable device to each of its participants, allowing them to measure steps taken, calories burned, activity duration and more.
The funds will go towards expansion of Prevent, its digital service that helps individuals reduce their risk for obesity-related chronic diseases.
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