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Not sure what to think about “muscle confusion”? 

Many of us who are plugged into fitness trends have heard of “muscle confusion,” a type of exercise routine that calls for frequently changing workouts to consistently challenge our muscles and help them gain more size and strength. Recently, a new study was published that focused on whether the muscle confusion theory holds any weight.  […]

Children and adults born prematurely may benefit from early screening for type 2 diabetes

A large study that followed the life span of more than 4 million prematurely born babies (babies born before 37 weeks of pregnancy) has found that they are at an increased risk of developing type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Compared with babies born at full-term, those born prematurely were 21% more likely to develop […]

The Future of higi and Healthcare in Retail

The Future of higi and Healthcare in Retail

At the Total Store Expo (TSE) conference, we highlighted how higi is helping retailers successfully embrace a consumer-centric focus – utilizing higi stations as an integrated population health enablement tool that engages and supports consumers on their diverse and various health journeys. While at TSE, higi placed retailers into the role of a consumer, presenting […]

Over 62% of Americans at Risk for Hypertension Under New ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines*

Population health data released by higi sheds light on need for consumers to know their risk for hypertension and have access to convenient healthcare resources CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – higi, a population health enablement company that makes it easier for people to be their healthiest with free biometric screening stations nationwide, today released […]

Update to higi station blood pressure classifications

Did you know the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology updated their blood pressure guidelines? higi has always used the AHA guidelines to classify your results received on the higi Station (for example, grouping your blood pressure as “Normal,” “Elevated” or “High”). We’ve now updated our classifications to align with the AHA’s […]