Healthier living via video game? Twin Cities insurers think so



By Jackie Crosby, Star Tribune

“In the fast-changing world of health care, it’s game on.  Long scorned for contributing to a ­sedentary lifestyle and a host of other ills, video games are gaining ground as a way to get people healthier.

A video game can turn a child with diabetes into an empowered superhero who tests his blood sugar before taking on monsters. Give a new mother a game — with gift cards as prizes — and she’s more likely to show up for well-baby visits.”

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