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Jawbone's Newest Fitness Tracker Is Dirt Cheap, But Doesn't Feel Like It

Misfit's Flash (which is now actually even cheaper at $25) was the only other option until Jawbone released its new $50 Move tracker.<p>The Move is ideal if you only really care about keeping track of basic health statistics, like your steps, how many calories you've burned, and how many hours you've …

NHS basic model to change, pledges Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt says a new £5bn plan to improve care for the elderly out of hospital will 'change the basic NHS model'<p>The <b>NHS</b> “basic model” is to change to focus on providing help at home, Jeremy Hunt has pledged, as he announces an “army” of 18,000 community workers to ease pressures on hospitals.<p>The …

Weight Loss Surgery Could Save NHS Billions as it Dramatically Reduces Chance of Type 2 Diabetes

A new study has revealed that weight loss surgery - also known as bariatic surgery - could be the key in saving NHS billions of pounds a year as it …

Labour supports NHS bill for anti-privatisation

Labour will try to move the national debate to the NHS by backing an anti-privatisation bill as Ed Miliband comes under renewed pressure over a record low personal rating.<p>Lord Prescott, the former deputy prime minister, used his column in the Sunday Mirror to complain that it seemed strategy was …

NHS spending on agency nurses soars past £5.5bn

NHS spending on agency nurses and staff has spiralled to more than £5.5bn over the past four years and is continuing to rise amid a debilitating recruitment crisis in the health service. Budgets for temporary staff this financial year have already been blown apart, it can be revealed, with spending …