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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…

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3 Health Tech Apps to Motivate You to Move

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Archer, Stranger Things, and Mr. Robot: What are shows I’d rather be watching than working out? It doesn’t take a Jeopardy champion to tell us that many of us are lazy and completely unmotivated to get healthy. Obviously, we have a problem and we don’t…

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San Francisco

Spurred by Cancer, the CEO of Grand Rounds Bet Big on Telemedicine

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Tech entrepreneurs boast incessantly about do-or-die moments that tested their mettle. Owen Tripp bet more than the company. He bet his life. After relying on the expertise of his San Francisco-based company, Grand Rounds, to find specialized medical care to successfully treat a tumor found pressing…

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Level Up Your Health With These 5 Apps

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 9:15 am

It may be a trite statement, but the truth is if you don’t have good health nothing else matters. Your fitness and well-being are especially important if you are an entrepreneur with employees and customers counting on you. Fortunately, human innovation and technology means…

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The American Heart Association is Bringing Real Science to Mobile Health

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Mobile health apps have enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in recent years. The rising ubiquity of mobile devices and wearable technology has pushed health technology to the forefront of the tech market, with studies from PIP Mobile Health finding almost 100,000 health and…

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Phoenix

Perch Unites Healthcare and Tech For Social Good

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

When talented people collaborate for good, there is bound to be an amazing result. Phoenix nonprofit CO+HOOTS Foundation, in partnership with Medical Memory CEO Lucas Felt, recently launched a new initiative called “Perch,” which aims to grow innovative health technology ideas into industry-changing solutions in Phoenix…

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The Role of Technology in the Fight Against HIV

By | Oct 25, 2016 at 7:30 pm

HIV is the virus responsible for AIDS, one of the worst diseases affecting the human race today. While it’s thoroughly studied, we have yet to find a cure or even a vaccine. And even though it’s possible to live with, testing for HIV is just as…

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How Do Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers Sync With Each Other?

By | Oct 7, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Your fitness tracker is not in a position to deliver all its useful information to you. That’s why it is important to pair it up with your smartwatch. In fact, pairing the fitness tracker with smartwatch will give you access to increased insights, more…

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How Startups Are Providing Healthcare Access to U.S. Patients

By | Oct 7, 2016 at 10:30 am

Startup companies who specialize in providing better access to healthcare have become incredibly popular in recent years. The reason? According to Inc.com, The Affordable Care Act has transformed the old model of treatment-based care and replaced it with a value-based model. Insurers no longer reward providers…

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The 3 Key Challenges Health Tech Startups Face Today

By | Oct 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm

While healthcare and health tech startup funding has broken the record high of $3.9 billion this year, and consumer demand is growing exponentially in numerous areas, a lot of entrepreneurs still feel reluctant about stepping into these markets. And there are plenty of reasons…

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5 Indispensable Tools For Growing Healthcare Startups

By | Oct 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm

The healthcare business is on the upswing. Proof of this can be seen in the increasing willingness of investors to put their money towards startups that are poised to use technology and innovation to make new inroads into research and patient care. While this…

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How the Internet of Things Is Redefining Healthcare

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

We are all familiar with the “Life Alert” device. People at risk for having medical emergencies at home wear the device around their necks, and can then press a button to call 911 when an emergency arises. Individuals with high blood pressure can now…

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Zebra Medical Vision Uses Machine Learning to Predict Diseases

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm

It is hard to define what artificial intelligence really is, as even authors on this matter have difficulty discussing it and often fail to reach a consensus. Still, AI is used as an important tool to solve a wide array of problems, and one of…

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Blink Health Makes Affordable Prescription Drugs a Priority

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm

In the digital world of today, finding out the price of a consumer good is easier than ever. Whether it’s TVs, dog food, laptops, or plane tickets, everyone knows how much they’re paying before they pull the trigger. But when it comes to prescription…