The need for a strong commitment to health
The soaring healthcare costs that have been troubling our country in recent years are largely affected by the drastic increase in obesity rates we’ve seen over the last decade. This condition very commonly leads to additional costly health problems like diabetes, heart disease, stroke and many others. Promoting healthier behaviors and habits, particularly with the young people in our country, is a necessary and truly critical need if we want to decrease the obesity rates in our country and lessen the healthcare burden on our society.
Digital at the core of healthier living
In light of the large challenges we face with healthcare in our country, digital technology is allowing us to start putting smart, engaging and fun solutions at people’s fingertips. Healthier living is literally a few clicks away and the digital offerings popping up almost by the second are exciting to see and something everyone should start taking notice. These technologies address almost every aspect of health and I could probably devote a blog post to each one, but instead I’ll give a summary of several of my favorites for you to consider.