Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore’s public health program

Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company -- in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveiled a partnership with Singapore's Health Promotion Board on an initiative, Live Healthy SG, that will...

WW, formerly Weight Watchers, launches a weight loss app for kids

Last February, Weight Watchers drew criticism when it announced a free weight-loss program for teens ages 13 to 17. Skeptics feared the program would encourage obsessive eating habits in adolescents, but Weight Watchers -- since rebranded WW -- isn't...

Twitter will direct vaccine-related searches to ‘a credible’ source

Nearly every social media platform has introduced tools to stop the spread of misinformation around vaccines. The latest change comes from Twitter. Now, when users search for vaccine-related content, they'll first see a link to vaccines.gov, which is...

Former President Jimmy Carter has Cancer


In the midst of what may be one of the most controversial presidential elections of all time, President Carter, an outspoken but gentle hearted President, has said that he is battling cancer. He...

US Congress and Everest Expedition United By Toilets on World Water Day


If you’re reading this, chances are very good that you’re not all that worried about having regular access to a clean, safe toilet. (You may even be sitting on one while you’re reading this.) More...