Empowering the public through free, convenient self-service health care. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Pursuant Health’s purpose is to engage individuals to manage their health and improve outcomes.
In summer 2010, the Company received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to help develop a self-service health kiosk. Pursuant Health’s platform consists of multiple channels, including a unique kiosk network of over 3,600 FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant self-service medical devices located within 10 miles of 79% of the U.S. population. For more information, please visit www.pursuanthealth.com.
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Halloween is almost here! Do you know which candies to avoid?
No time to visit the doctor? No problem! You can now conveniently test your cholesterol without even leaving your house: http://pursuanthealthstore.bioiq.com/
Once your samples are mailed to a certified laboratory, you will receive a full detailed report with a complete breakdown of your cholesterol levels (HDL, LDL and total). This report can be viewed online, printed and saved to your smartphone so you can share with your doctor and always keep track of…
Do you know how much sugar is hiding in your soda? This picture will give you an idea:
Here's what happens when you boil away the water in a soda and turn it into a lollipop.
Here are 5 amazing reasons to exercise today (and none involve losing weight):
But, what if we dropped the weight loss angle? What if we just started moving around because it made us feel good? Imagine what would happen if we stopped looking at exercise as a part of the grind and started looking at it as a moment of the day that just makes us feel great? No hefty baggage attac…
Don't be fooled by meaningless food labels! Here are the tricky ones you should look out for:
Here's a golden rule for the grocery store: If the front of a package is plastered with health claims, the product is probably not all that healthy. It's backward but true: Manufacturers love to beef up the appeal of highly processed foods by waving around health claims that are false at worst and i…
Having a hard time keeping your diet on track? Here are 17 tips that will make eating healthy easy:
One hour of food prep on Sunday = healthy eating so easy you don’t even think about it.
Need inspiration for packing your lunch? See what top nutrition experts bring for healthy, easy meals:
Each meal is easy to prep (and transport) and chock-full of flavor.
Eating breakfast is good for your health. Just make sure it's not one of these breakfast foods:
Avoid these breakfast foods to increase energy and burn fat all day. They'll just set you up to fail.
It's National Men's Health Week! Here's a list of simple steps that men can take to stay healthy:
The pathway to men’s health information and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote wellness and prevent disease, injury, and disability.
Happy Friday! Some ideas for those planning to fire up the grill this weekend:
Forget hotdogs and hamburgers—try these surprising foods that are perfect on the barbecue.
Need a little caffeine boost on this Monday morning? Diet experts tell you the healthiest things to order at Starbucks:
With this guide, you'll find plenty of options on the menu that won’t kill your stay-slim aspirations—or slash satisfaction.
How do you balance exercise and sleep? 7 fitness experts weigh in on how to get the right amount of both:
We reached out to some of the top fitness experts and asked how they balance their exercise, health and sleep schedules both personally and for clients, and also asked them to clear up common misconceptions they see regarding rest in the fitness world. Read on to learn from some of the best in fitne…
There's a scientific reason why you can't put down a bag of chips. Find out the 9 most addictive foods and why they're so hard to stop eating:
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Pizza. Chips. Soda. French fries. There are some foods we just can't get enough of. And now groundbreaking science from the National Institute on Drug Addiction ha
Your Memorial Day celebration doesn't have to be unhealthy! Here are 15 healthy recipes to bring to a party:
It's time to start planning for your holiday potluck — the calorie fest that can be tough to navigate when you're watching your weight. Luckily, since you're toting a dish along, you can flip the attitude with a healthy option or two. Whether
19 "health foods" that aren't as guilt-free as you may think:
Step away from the pantry. These foods might seem healthy, but look a little closer and you'll find a different story.
It's National Women's Health Week! Are you getting the screenings you need to protect your health?
It's never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! This National Women's Health Week, we want to help you take control of your health.
Don't waste your money on workout DVDs! 21 free workouts that you can find on YouTube:
It’s totally possible to stay fit without stepping inside a gym or spending a dime—all you need is an Internet connection and some floor space.
89 simple swaps that could make a big impact on your health:
Little changes can really add up to big results. Check out these 89 easy ways to tweak your daily routine and get healthier and fitter fast!
Why dieting over the long term is actually impossible:
For centuries, men and women have worked tireless to fit the physical molds of their time. There's a reason they always fail.
Good news for desk dwellers: walking for just 2 extra minutes every hour could significantly improve your lifespan:
Next time you get up and walk to the bathroom, you can feel good about doing something positive for your health. Seriously, though. New research suggests that even casually walking for an extra two minutes each hour may help you live a longer lif...
On average, a family of 4 throws away roughly $2,000 dollars in wasted food every year. How you can cut the cost:
You could be saving thousands of dollars each year by cutting down on wasted food. Read on to learn how, and why food waste is costly in more ways than one.
Necessary reading for Monday morning:
It’s official: Coffee is now considered not just benign, but actually good for your health.
Happy Friday! Keep this list of healthy beers in mind this weekend:
Here's a rundown of what, exactly, you're really getting each time you reach for a cold one.
Good morning! Start today with this smoothie recipe from Good Morning America:
A breakfast smoothie can be the ultimate beauty food pick-me-up, and it can also be great for the skin.“You definitely are what you eat. And if you start your day with a beauty smoothie … not only will you feel better that day, but you'll notice a difference in your skin,” said Bobbi Brown, makeup g…
Not sure where those extra few pounds came from? Here are 13 surprising things that are making you gain weight:
If you feel like you are losing the battle of the bulge, check to see if one or more of these issues may be helping you pick up pounds you don’t want, or hold on to pounds you’d like to lose.
The latest Kind Bar controversy shows that we need to redefine what "healthy" food is:
Recently, the FDA warned Kind that 4 of its nut-based bars contain too much saturated fat to be labeled "healthy." Here's why that term needs an overhaul.
Don't believe all the health advice you hear. Here are 5 big myths from the "Food Babe" that you should definitely ignore:
There’s no denying that Vani Hari, aka the Food Babe, has ignited a clean-eating revolution—along with a lot of controversy.
As we get older, exercise can be more effective for weightloss than diet:
It won't shock anyone to know that Americans tend to gain weight as they get older. But it is a little surprising that as Americans age and put on more body fat, the quality of their diets generally improves. In other words, Americans do try to co...
Are your "healthy" habits actually making you gain weight?
These so-called "good" habits may be derailing your health.
Your fitness tracker can tell you a lot of valuable things about your health. However, there are some things you can ignore:
By Sanjay Gupta As a gadget guy, I've gone through several wearable activity trackers over the years. My first love was the Fitbit. Then I moved on to the Nike+ Fuelband, and now I'm trying the Up by Jawbone. I've even worn two devices at the ...
Do you partake in Meatless Monday? This recipe might persuade you...
Two comfort foods collide in Food Network's rich, indulgent Creamy Jalapeno Popper Macaroni and Cheese.
Planning to indulge in Easter candy this weekend? Choose one of the healthier options:
The coming week can test even the strongest-willed of us. That’s right, it’s Easter candy week, and with holiday favorites – Peeps, chocolate bunnies and crème eggs, oh my! – hitting the shelves, it can be very hard to resist temptation. Fear not! We got Georgie Fear, registered dietitian and...
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