When a baby is born diabetic: What you need to know

An estimated 2.7 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, and about half of those have diabetes-related health issues, according to a new study.A study by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Health Statistics found that an estimated 1 in 8 babies born with type 2 syndrome in 2016 were diabetic.That’s about one in …

Thailand’s new animal welfare law sets out conditions for the sale of live animals

THAILAND (Reuters) – Thailand’s Ministry of Animal Welfare (MAW) has announced it will start enforcing the country’s new controversial Animal Welfare Act in March and a court will be set up to investigate the law’s constitutionality.The law, which came into effect on Tuesday, requires owners to give at least 90 days’ notice before selling or …

How to save on health insurance at the health information network

Health information is a critical tool for consumers, but the network of organizations and providers that collect and use it can be expensive.Here’s how to save money on the network by skipping the premiums.1.Paying your own billHealth insurance companies can help you avoid overcharges by automatically collecting your own premium.2.Checking the status of your health …

How to use social media to share your health information with friends

Health insurance companies are required to disclose the name, address, and Social Security number of anyone who requests it.They’re also required to tell the individual if the individual is under 18 and how old the individual needs to be to enroll in insurance.But the companies are also not required to provide the full details of …

When your health info is on your iPhone: What you need to know

When you’re shopping for an iPhone, your iPhone is a treasure trove of information.There’s the app that helps you make informed decisions, such as when and how to visit your doctor, and there’s the data about your health.But the most important data on your smartphone is your health information.Here are the health information providers you …