TITLE

HANDLE WITH CARE

AUTHOR(S)
Shaw, Varya
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Coaching at Work;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on health coaching which empowers people to be responsible for their own positive health and lifestyle to ensure their wellness and reduce healthcare costs in 2012. The Healthcare approach is reportedly costly, with only about 50 per cent adhering to medication and less than 10 per cent living healthily. It states that long-term conditions like high blood pressure and heart disease are largely preventable and that people feel better if they manage their own conditions.
ACCESSION #
73827662

 

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