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Sri Ravishankar answers questions on Way beyond Wealth

Forbes India did a very nice article where Sri Sri Ravisankar answers questions of some large corporate honchos on How to go beyond Wealth creation. Questions were asked by Harsh Mariwala, Venugopal Dhoot, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. Here's the extract of the article Sri Sri RavisankarForbes India did a very nice article where Sri Sri Ravisankar answers questions of some large corporate honchos on How to go beyond Wealth creation. Questions were asked by Harsh Mariwala, Venugopal Dhoot, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. Here's the extract of the article When every breath of your body is focussed on creating wealth it takes an infinity to realise the expanse of the . . .

Laugh to Stay Healthy!

Laughter relives stress, laughter improves the mood and laughter helps you enjoy the life to the fullest. Laughter is the best medicine to stay healthy. If laughter can help you to stay healthy then why not laugh and spread happiness?? The video below is an attempt to spread the happiness through laughter or a simple smile and stay healthy. Enjoy the video and spread the same SmileLaughter relives stress, laughter improves the mood and laughter helps you enjoy the life to the fullest. Laughter is the best medicine to stay healthy. If laughter can help you to stay healthy then why not laugh and spread happiness?? The video below is an attempt to spread the happiness through laughter or a simple smile and stay healthy. Enjoy the video and spread the same . . .

Group Health Insurance Claim Question : Business Standard India

Question: I was deputed to a joint venture (JV) by my parent company. It was the practice at the parent company that medical expenses of employees were directly reimbursed by the employer. But in the JV company, they took a group mediclaim policy instead of reimbursement of medical expenses. After the completion of my stint with the JV, the parent company . . .

Mission to Save Lives or Sell More Drugs? : Forbes India

Just yesterday, we were discussing Cholestrol levels in Medimanage Video Library Sessions. We discussed the thresholds, the causes, treatments  - the basics. The discussion reminded me of this article below from Forbes India, which touches upon, the umpteen number of instances, when Pharma companies lure Doctors to prescribe drugs, which may actually not necessary in the ideal sense. Article reproduced "as is" below:   by Pravin Palande, Neelima Mahajan-Bansal, Shishir Prasad | Sep 14, 2009 | Original Article When Radhika Nayyar, 47, at last agreed to take drugs to lower her cholesterol level, her cardiologist felt he had scored a mini victory. For months, the good doctor had tried to persuade her to go on a dosage of statins but she stoutly refused to do so. As the world’s largest selling drugs, statins have convinced millions of their power to reduce cholesterol and thereby the risk of heart attacks, but Nayyar is one of those other millions who believe them to be at best pills of dubious credibility and at worst, a tool of corporate conspiracy against humanity.“Last time you ignored my prescription,” her doctor, a cardiologist, would say. “But one more time I’m requesting you to go on statins,” he would add painstakingly. But Nayyar would resist: “I am not classified as a heart patient. So why should I take drugs?” Just yesterday, we were discussing Cholestrol levels in Medimanage Video Library Sessions. We discussed the thresholds, the causes, treatments  - the basics. The discussion reminded me of this article below from Forbes India, which touches upon, the umpteen number of instances, when Pharma companies lure Doctors to prescribe drugs, which may actually not necessary in the ideal sense. Article reproduced . . .

Health Insurance Fraud : Doctors remove patients’ uterus to up medical bills - TNN

Health Insurance FraudIn one of the many interactions with friends who are doctors/health experts, we have heard of so many pushed-under-the-carpet scams. Sad to see, that there is a section of people in the medical/health industry which is all for making the entire fraternity loose its trust/dependability. There are so many lives that are completely and blindly dependant on this profession. People in . . .

My efficient insurance agent - Vishwas | By Sankar

Vishwas-Medimanage-MascotI took my first Life Insurance policy when I got my first salary in 1977. I guess some of you were not born by that time. My neighbourhood LIC agent, Vishwas got it done for me. That was the beginning of a long, strong relationship of mutual respect. Since then, Vishwas has been taking care of all my insurances – all . . .

Wishin you a Happy and Healthy Diwali!

  Medimanage Celebrates Diwali  Team Medimanage had a fun day yesterday, with celebrations, games and sumptous lunch! Medimanage remains closed till Monday, 19th October 2009. Here's wishing all the people on the other side of this screen - our readers and members a Very Healthy and Peaceful Diwali! Remember....Diwali is a festival of lights...lets spread more light & color and less noise   Bye for now! . . .

How fun can change behaviour - Lovely Video!

Just came across this lovely video from Volkswagen which appeals to bring lateral thoughts in improving routine behaviour. Behavior or Lifestyle is the root cause of being or not being Healthy. If being healthy can be fun... it would be so much more exciting and motivate more people to do stuff. Check the video. You will love it!   Jiyo Healthy, Mahavir . . .

We Support Green Peace against GM Food!

Read in Hindustan Times this morning regarding Genetically Modified Brinjal being launched in India. Then, just an hour back was on twitter and got to know about Green Peace's fight against this launch and some links. Green Peace India against GM Food in IndiaRead in Hindustan Times this morning regarding Genetically Modified Brinjal being launched in India. Then, just an hour back was on twitter and got to know about Green Peace's fight against this launch and some links. We support Green Peace in this fight against Genetically Contaminated/Modified/Engineered Food in India. Their website says that GE foods could . . .

Our 6-point-something Promises to you. Lets begin a relationship!

OK... after a lot of deliberation internally, we are finally up with Version 1 of the website. In this portion of the website, we intend to publish thought provoking Health and Lifestyle content focused only on Indians. This is my first blog here and I am loving the experience to be able to finally connect with you. OK... after a lot of deliberation internally, we are finally up with Version 1 of the website. In this portion of the website, we intend to publish thought provoking Health and Lifestyle content focused only on Indians. This is my first blog here and I am loving the experience to be able to finally connect with you. OK, like all relationships start, . . .

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