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Osage Nation fights obesity with technology

 

Last updated 7/27/2013 at 2:24pm



PAWHUSKA, OK—Osage Nation employees are getting paid to lose weight. A recent study conducted among citizens of the Native American community located in northeast Oklahoma showed that below average health conditions were being caused by overeating, smoking and depression. As a result, local employers have taken steps to implement health incentive programs which recognize and reward employees for healthy living choices.

One of those programs is provided by incentaHEALTH, a private health care technology company headquartered in Denver that uses its patented HEALTHspot kiosks for remote wi...



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