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Virtual doctors: Carena launches in-home digital medical service CareSimple
HealthKeep Launches An Anonymous Social Network To Let You Share And Track Health Information

Litesprite is helping people overcome medical issues with video games

www.geekwire.com
Whether you’ve just racked up the highest score on Halo or finally finished off the last level of Final Fantasy, video games can certainly make people happy. But can they go one step further and help people make changes to improve their health? Seattle-based Litesprite thinks so. “Whether it...
Litesprite is helping people overcome medical issues with video games

PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD

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There's been some hand-wringing in the past about online services like Wikipedia and WebMD and how patients and families use them to do self-diagnosis. Much of this seemed to be drummed up media attention, since you have to imagine the vast majority of medical patients are intelligent enough to listen...
PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD

Day One of Apple Vs. Samsung Starts with Another Debate on Apple's "Sony Style"

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The trial of Apple vs. Samsung kicked off with another debate on whether Samsung should be allowed to present evidence on whether Sony influenced the design of the original iPhone. The judge on Sunday said that Samsung would not be able to present the “Sony Style” issue as part of...
Day One of Apple Vs. Samsung Starts with Another Debate on Apple's "Sony Style"

Quora Gets Answers For Your Urgent And Mobile Questions By Suggesting You Ask Experts That Are "Online Now"

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Quora’s priorities are growth, hosting a wider range of questions, and mobile which is now 25% of its traffic. So to attract people who need quick answers, especially on the go, it starting to show the online status of the experts it recommends you ask. It could still make Quora...
Quora Gets Answers For Your Urgent And Mobile Questions By Suggesting You Ask Experts That Are "Online Now"

Group calls for removal of 'gay cure' app from iOS, Android stores

www.electronista.com
A gay rights advocacy group known as All Out has called on both Apple and Google to remove a "gay cure" app from their respective app stores. Apple has already removed the app, but as of this writing the program, Setting Captives Free is still available on Google's Play store....
Group calls for removal of 'gay cure' app from iOS, Android stores
Healthcare Isn't A Free Market, It's A Giant Economic Scam

The Next 'Megatrend' In Startups

www.businessinsider.com
Social commerce and wearable tech are just a couple areas where entrepreneurs have been innovating. Now another big trend is emerging in tech. SV Angel, an early stage investor in hundreds of startups, says it's going to start investing  heavily in a "Health Informatics," the intersection of biology and software....
The Next 'Megatrend' In Startups

Google skips WebMD, starts showing you medical conditions that match your symptoms

thenextweb.com
If you’ve ever had a really bad headache or back problem, you might have surfed over to WebMD to see if you can find possible medical issues related to your symptoms. Googling symptoms tends to return a bunch of Yahoo! Answer pages and some WebMD landing pages, so Google realized...
Google skips WebMD, starts showing you medical conditions that match your symptoms

ClickClinica, the app that maps disease outbreaks

www.guardian.co.uk
By letting doctors record patients' symptoms with a single click, ClickClinica provides real-time global disease surveillanceThere are more than half a million apps at the iPhone App store, and few human interests are uncatered for. You can download books, have a tour of the stars, and lob exploding birds at...
ClickClinica, the app that maps disease outbreaks

PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD

www.techdirt.com
There's been some hand-wringing in the past about online services like Wikipedia and WebMD and how patients and families use them to do self-diagnosis. Much of this seemed to be drummed up media attention, since you have to imagine the vast majority of medical patients are intelligent enough to listen...
PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD
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