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Top 7 Tech.Co Stories About Overcoming Sleepless Nights

By | Apr 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm

According to the National Sleep Foundation, only 35 percent of Americans surveyed get a good night sleep and only 24 percent of women reported they woke up feeling well-rested zero days out of the past four days in the same survey. At a conscious…

Interviews

Chicago

Katlin Smith of Simple Mills on the Value of Clean Eating in Life and Business

By | Apr 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Katlin Smith is the founder of Simple Mills, a food startup that only uses simple, whole food ingredients. While working as a consultant, Katlin discovered she had a gluten-sensitivity and started experimenting with her almond-flour baking mixes on the weekends.  Shortly after launching her…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Bounce Back After Sleepless Nights

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm

After a few sleepless nights, it’s easy to feel like you’ve been hit by a bus. This often makes your ability to perform at an optimal level diminish throughout the day. But don’t worry, we’ve found some solutions to help you bounce back after those…

Indiegogo

Earmo Allows You to Take Your Temperature in One Second

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

As a parent, there are few things worse than dealing with a sick child. In addition to being subjected to all those germs, the stress of your little angel being under the weather is enough to drive first-time parents a little crazy. Fortunately, one…

Healthy Entrepreneur

I Owe My Productivity to My Early Morning Workouts. Here’s Why.

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

Like the vast majority of us, I used to have a fickle relationships with exercise; on the one hand I knew that regular exercise could help me achieve my weight and strength goals. But on the other hand, exercise wasn’t always fun – especially…

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Health

Great Healthcare Technology Is Designed to Disappear

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

Well-designed healthcare technology leads to successful care transitions and talented providers. Poorly designed tech, however, breeds only stories about its shortcomings. This rule is equally true outside of healthcare. Personal electronics with intuitive interfaces, reliable operating systems, and long-lasting batteries rarely draw ire. Sit…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Dima Elissa of VisMed3D on Personalized Medicine, 3D Printing, and Networking

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Dima Elissa is the founder and CEO of VisMed3D, a startup providing 3D surgical patient replicas for state-of-the-art treatment and training of doctors. Based in Matter, the startup is on the cutting edge of personalized medicine. In addition to her startup, Dima devotes considerable…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How Sleep Deprivation Can Crush Your Career

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We’ve all been through it: you’re up late at night, you’ve got work in the morning, and you’re not going to get the sleep you need. At first, you think you can make up for it by inhaling some coffee after you wobble out…

Healthy Entrepreneur

6 Ways Startup Founders Can Deal With Extra Stress

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

Recently, I came home from work at 10pm, opened the door and immediately heard my wife say how stressed she was. Her pharmaceutical company recently bought a biotech startup for a lot of money, and my wife is leading a very tough integration project. She works very hard,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Maximize Productivity Without Sacrificing Your Wellness

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

As an ambitious self-starter, your instinct is to work, work, work. However, if you’re sacrificing your wellness to get it all done, you’re doing yourself and your company a disservice. Make sure your mental wellbeing is also in check before tackling any huge project,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Signs Adult ADHD Might Be Interfering With Your Performance at Work

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

As many as nine million adults in America have ADHD, and most of them are part of the national workforce. Unfortunately, many of them struggle in their employment roles. One survey found that 50 percent of adults with ADHD are unable to maintain a full-time…

Jobs

What Prompts Millennials To Work For Any Company

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Many companies have the wrong perception about the millennial generation and believe that they can be seduced easily by offering monetary perks, free food and movie vouchers. How wrong they are! Millennials look for a lot more than just money and food in their jobs;…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Foods That Will Help You Sleep At Night

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In her book The Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington discussed the ever-growing sleep deprivation crisis in our country and how the lack of a good night’s sleep is effecting healthy lifestyles, productivity at work, and even our personal relationships. While some people might turn to sleep technology to help…

Health

Today in Sleep News: Turns Out It Shrinks Your Brain

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Sleep: We never get enough. In fact, if you’re a Brit, you officially lose a full night’s sleep on average each week. But an increase in depression from lack of sleep isn’t the only thing you can expect to pick up. According to a new…

Startups & Apps

Suggestic Is an Augmented Reality App Designed to Keep You on Your Diet

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 2:20 pm

We’re two months into the new  year, and I think we all need to admit something: sticking to diets is hard.  By now, you’ve likely succumb to the temptation of french fries, brownies, and tacos on more than one occasion, condemning your new year’s…

Trends

Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Connectivity is the name of the game in healthcare technology right now. A HIMSS 2016 survey found 52 percent of U.S. hospitals use three or more connected health technologies, which is great for improving communication, but can pose concerns for the safety of confidential information….

Accelerator

Portland, Maine

MaineHealth, Unum Commit $200K to Support Startup Accelerator in Portland

By | Feb 11, 2017 at 12:45 pm

MaineHealth and Unum are betting that technology startups will drive significant innovation and growth within the healthcare industry, and are investing money and resources to attract some of those startups to Portland. The two companies — which are two of the largest employers in…