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Apr 02, 2018, 01:00 ET Retrofit draws on top female talent to transform lives

Firms that receive venture capital funding in the U.S. tend to be founded and led by men, according to a Harvard University study. Indeed, only 15...


Dec 21, 2017, 10:07 ET Retrofit Named to List of Best and Brightest Companies and Best and Brightest in Wellness®

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it was named to the nation's list of Best and...


Nov 27, 2017, 16:39 ET California man among the 86 million affected by silent disease

After losing his grandfather to diabetes, Andy Steier vowed to take control of his health and live to see his grandchildren. "I watched my...


Nov 07, 2017, 16:53 ET To reverse the obesity trend, personalized weight loss must scale

Personalized weight loss is proven to be effective, but working one-on-one with a weight-loss expert isn't always affordable, realistic or necessary...


Sep 29, 2017, 12:56 ET Retrofit to address targeted interventions for workplace health at 9th Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress

Retrofit, a leading provider of personalized weight-management and disease-prevention programs, has been invited to speak on a panel at the 9th...


Aug 01, 2017, 12:35 ET Retrofit supports national effort to raise awareness of prediabetes

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that 84 million American adults (more than 1 in 3) have prediabetes, a...


Jul 31, 2017, 17:10 ET Retrofit recognized with elite workplace award and as a Best and Brightest Company in Wellness®

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it received a 2017 Chicago Elite Award for...


Jun 30, 2017, 11:32 ET Retrofit Named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in Chicago

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it was named to Chicago's 2017 list of Best and...


May 31, 2017, 22:54 ET Why tackling obesity as a family is key to driving down healthcare costs

Addressing obesity as a family is critical to tackling weight loss and associated healthcare costs in kids and adults, according to industry leaders...


May 30, 2017, 14:59 ET Self-Monitoring Key to Weight Loss, Study Finds

Using technology to self-monitor weight, food intake and physical activity are significant predictors of weight loss, according to research published ...


May 25, 2017, 15:20 ET Great Place to Work® and Fortune name Retrofit one of the Best Workplaces in Chicago

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions has been recognized as one of the Chicago area's top employers by...


May 11, 2017, 16:50 ET Why some people are more successful at weight loss than others

Some people lose weight and keep it off for good. Others struggle with weight issues their entire lives. So what's the secret to long-lasting weight...


Apr 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Retrofit Expands Sales Team with Seasoned Industry Professionals

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it has expanded its sales team with three...


Mar 16, 2017, 10:57 ET RedBrick and Retrofit Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Employers Tackle Obesity and Disease Prevention

RedBrick Health, a leading provider of health and well-being solutions that deliver a better employee experience and a stronger Culture of Health,...


Mar 02, 2017, 07:00 ET Retrofit and Monj Partner to Serve up First-of-Its-Kind Solution to Help Individuals Be Their Best Selves

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, and Monj, a digital nutrition, cooking and behavior-change...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:26 ET Retrofit Names Sharen Ross Vice President of Marketing and Product

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced that is has named Sharen Ross as vice president...


Jan 25, 2017, 07:00 ET Retrofit Named to List of Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness®

Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it was named to the nation's list of Best and...


Dec 20, 2013, 10:23 ET Retrofit Redefines Corporate Weight Loss with Series B Venture Investment, Brings Total Raised to Over $15 Million

Retrofit announced today that it has raised an additional $5 million in financing led by Cambia Health Solutions along with previous investor, Draper ...


May 21, 2012, 12:18 ET National Football League Players Association Former Players, Chicago Chapter Joins Forces with RETROFIT Data-Driven Weight Loss to Support Efforts to Get Fit

As news outlets report health issues surrounding NFL players, Chicago's Chapter of Former Players is making health and wellness a top priority for...


Nov 30, 2011, 08:46 ET New Survey Shows People Have a "Super-Size" Mentality About Losing Weight

Is it possible that Americans, who live in a country with the highest obesity rates in the developed world have expectations as outsized as our...