“productivity” Articles

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Redefining the unacceptable: Making prevention of disease and promotion of health priorities

Blog post is based on Derek Yach’s TEDx talk in Monte Carlo on November 26, 2016 Governments and businesses spend more than 95% of healthcare costs responding to the consequences of neglected disease prevention and underused health promotion. This is unacceptable. We must give disease prevention and health promotion higher priority in our lives. When...

Derek Yach | Nov 26, 2016
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Impact, New Research, Our Point of View

More steps, more life

It is well-known that being physically active is linked to living a longer and healthier life. A recent study from Australian researchers confirmed this, showing that taking more steps each day led to a lower risk of death. Over a period of five years the scientists studied objectively measured physical activity—with a device, and not...

Adriana Selwyn and Jonathan Dugas | Mar 23, 2016
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