West Virginia insurance firm using dance video game to cut costs

04/4/2005 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency is conducting a six-month, $60,000 study of 85 children to see whether the Dance Dance Revolution video game can help overweight kids slim down. In a pilot program with the state Department of Education, PEIA has also spent about $10,000 to put the game in 20 public schools for their physical education and health classes.

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