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TV watching leads to Junk Food Consumption in Kids!

TV ads are promoting junk food consumptions amongst Indian Kids which is leading to Obesity With obesity levels on the rise amongst children in India, a new study conducted by a Television channel (What’s On India) has found that the Idiot Box is a major contributor to kids becoming obese these days! The study found that most processed foods products were heavily advertising themselves on all children’s channels, leading to an upsurge in the demand . . .

Consumer Commission denies relief to Mediclaim policy holder for non-disclosure

Recently, we came across news of a judgement in a leading online Publication, Non Disclosure in Proposal fomRecently, we came across news of a judgement in a leading online Publication, New Delhi: The National Consumer Commission has upheld the rejection of a Mediclaim of person, who suffered a heart attack within a week of taking an insurance policy, saying he failed to disclose the past history of the disease to the company.  "It is well settled that . . .

Increasing Lifestyle Diseases and the Future of Health Insurance in India

First the good news, Indian health care industry in the 1990s grew at a rate of 16% and today is worth more than $ 34 billion. Health insurance industry has registered a 20% growth in health insurance premium in December 2009 and is expected to cross a premium mark of Rs. 9000 crore in FY 2010 making health insurance industry . . .


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