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Google Connecting The Dots Between Symptoms And Conditions With New Health-Search Results

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Roughly 100 million people in the US search for health information on a monthly basis, according to 2011 comScore data. Google has seen these queries up close and recently concluded that it doesn’t do a great job of servicing them. The company is thus introducing improved results that shorten... Please...
Google Connecting The Dots Between Symptoms And Conditions With New Health-Search Results
Forget Calories, New Gadgets Redefine How To Lose Weight And Be Athletic

PracticeFusion's data footprint gets even bigger with health expense tools for consumers

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San Francisco-based PracticeFusion may bill itself as an electronic medical records company, but that’s definitely not all it is. Since launching in 2005, the company has attracted 150,000 physicians with its free, cloud-based software for managing patient health information, scheduling, billing and other tasks. But last month, it rolled out...
PracticeFusion's data footprint gets even bigger with health expense tools for consumers

New Prize for Bio-Sensors Announced by X Prize Foundation

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Today the X Prize Foundation announced a $2.25 million Nokia Sensing X Challenge to produce a new generation of health care and biometric sensors. This adds a new health-related prize to their roster of other scientific challenges, including a $10 million prize to produce a wireless health monitor like...
New Prize for Bio-Sensors Announced by X Prize Foundation

Chocolate: the New ‘Health’ Food? http://bit.ly/9fHoCz

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Chocolate: the New ‘Health’ Food? http://bit.ly/9fHoCz

Resisting the Health and Social Care Act: what next?

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Bob Hudson explores the messages behind Labour's position on the NHS and what more needs to be saidThe dust has scarcely had time to settle on the Health and Social Care Act, but already the air is thick with the language of "resistance". Conferences of the cognoscenti are being held,...
Resisting the Health and Social Care Act: what next?

RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online

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Who knew the Internet could help us be healthier? With a plethora of knowledge at our fingertips, and a range of health and fitness related apps that make keeping track of our health relatively easy, improved health and wellness is a welcomed by product of the digital age. Since its...
RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online
Basis Science reveals its health-tracking wristwatch and fitness web service
Look out Nike Fuel band, UnderArmour's fitness strap measures WILLPower!
The ROI on social healthcare platforms

New details on Caradigm, Microsoft’s joint venture with GE — and yes, that’s what they’re calling it

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Microsoft and General Electric this morning confirmed that they’ve given the name “Caradigm” to their new health technology joint venture, and named the Microsoft and GE executives who will be making the switch to lead the new company. The name had surfaced earlier in trademark filings, but the companies hadn’t...
New details on Caradigm, Microsoft’s joint venture with GE — and yes, that’s what they’re calling it
Chinese medicine: PRC invests $186M in new health tech

12 health-focused apps to help you start 2013 the right way

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There’s no shortage of apps and gadgets designed to help make exercise more fun, social and ‘analyzable’ – RunKeeper, Fitbit, Sportlyzer, Strava, Endomondo, Nike+ and Runtastic, for example, are just a few. In fact, here are 10 fitness apps that will help reshape your workout. But if you’re a keep-fit...
12 health-focused apps to help you start 2013 the right way

Withings revamps its WiFi bathroom scales, orders you to stop slouching

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Withings has introduced a new set of wireless bathroom scales to spare us sedentary geeks the effort of recording our weekly weigh-ins. The updated set includes Position Control technology, which we assume means it tells you to stand up straight and suck your belly in while it's sending your...
Withings revamps its WiFi bathroom scales, orders you to stop slouching

Health update: since starting the new health kick 2 months ago - lost 32.8 pounds and 6 inches around the waist; since the max weight from 10/09 - lost 53 pounds!

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Health update: since starting the new health kick 2 months ago - lost 32.8 pounds and 6 inches around the waist; since the max weight from 10/09 - lost 53 pounds!

True or False: Seven Concerns About The New Health Law

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True or False: Seven Concerns About The New Health Law
Funding Daily: Substitute teachers are the worst

How can health tech get beyond early adopters to reduce care disparities among the masses?

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If you keep company with early adopter tech types, it might seem commonplace to book doctors’ appointments online or track activity with any of several new wearable sensors. But while digital health is gaining ground, it still has a ways to go before its most innovative applications hit mass adoption....
How can health tech get beyond early adopters to reduce care disparities among the masses?

NYC shapes up with new health tech incubator

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Early stage startups already see New York as a hub for media, advertising and fashion. But the city is starting to build up its name in health tech as well. At the start of this year, both Startup Health and Blueprint Health – two incubator-type programs that provide funding, mentorship...
NYC shapes up with new health tech incubator

Expedia to open onsite health clinic in partnership with Qliance

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Employers pay a lot to recruit and retain skilled workers. Now, at Expedia they are going the extra step to make sure they stay healthy. The Bellevue online travel giant announced today that it plans to open a new health clinic early next year in partnership with Qliance, providing easy...
Expedia to open onsite health clinic in partnership with Qliance

Maine Senator Wants Independent Study of TSA's Body Scanners

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OverTheGeicoE writes "U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the top Republican on the homeland security committee, plans to introduce a bill that would require a new health study of the X-ray body scanners used to screen airline passengers nationwide. If the bill becomes law, TSA would be required to choose an 'independent...
Maine Senator Wants Independent Study of TSA's Body Scanners

Facebook Begins Organ Donor Initiative

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Facebook on Tuesday announced an initiative to inspire members of the social network to post their organ donor status, offering a new Health and Wellness......
Facebook Begins Organ Donor Initiative

Mobile health groups say the FDA's final guidance will 'unlock investment'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under severe pressure to decide how it will regulate mobile health applications. While the FDA demurs on issuing its final guidance over which medical and consumer health apps come under its jurisdiction,...
Mobile health groups say the FDA's final guidance will 'unlock investment'

iHealth expands its offerings with two new health gadgets

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Health and fitness-related gadgets are emerging as a huge trend at this year's CES, and several companies used Monday evening's Digital Experience press event to demo their offerings. One of them was iHealth Labs, here talking up two new products: a gadget that measures blood oxygen levels and a...
iHealth expands its offerings with two new health gadgets

February is fitness month at iMore and Mobile Nations! [iPad 3 giveaway!]

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Get thinner, get stronger, get faster, get healthier with iMore and Mobile Nations in February! New Years is over, January has come and gone, and for many of us, our get fit and get healthy resolutions have come and gone with it. Rather than leaving them lying in ruin...
February is fitness month at iMore and Mobile Nations! [iPad 3 giveaway!]

Following the money in health tech: accelerators galore nationwide

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The tech hubs on the coasts aren’t the only places where innovation in digital health is taking root. Last month, four new health technology startup programs made headlines, including a new Healthbox program in Jacksonville, Fla., the Dreamit Health accelerator in Philadelphia and the Health Wildcatters in Dallas, Tex.  (This...
Following the money in health tech: accelerators galore nationwide
Wired cashes in on health tech boom with new conference, online vertical
Amid Birth Control and Breastfeeding News, Two Startups Aim to Educate Women
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