HEALTHCARE

India Acquires Fitness APP

India’s Practo acquires fitness app to tap into preventive healthcare After helping users search for doctors and book appointments, Practo wants to ensure that you don’t fall ill. The Sequoia and Matrix-backed startup today announced it has acquired FitHo Wellness, a preventive healthcare firm for an undisclosed amount. FitHo helps people manage weight and lifestyle diseases by providing personalized advice …

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Should Coca-Cola Fund Obesity Research?

Coca-Cola is funding obesity research with a biased message, nutrition experts say By Ariana Eunjung Cha, August 10 2015 [Washington Post] Coca-Cola came under fire Monday for donating millions of dollars to a nonprofit that has been spreading the message in medical journals and through social media that the blame for America’s obesity epidemic is not about …

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