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In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed
Health

In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed

Dutch visual artist Barbara Visser is taking an edgy stand against the dangers of sitting at work all day.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Forget Wearables. This New App Wants to Make Your Brain Smart About Fitness.
Health

Forget Wearables. This New App Wants to Make Your Brain Smart About Fitness.

Coming out of stealth mode Health IQ just launched a new app, one that increases your health literacy through quizzes on various fitness and nutrition-related topics.
Emily Price
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Catherine Clifford
3 Keys to Getting Better, More Restful Sleep
Sleep

3 Keys to Getting Better, More Restful Sleep

Here are ways you can improve your sleep intensity, quality and duration -- and feel awesome in the morning.
Jason Fell
After Building a Mail-Order Empire, One Entrepreneur Has a New Mission
Impact Investing

After Building a Mail-Order Empire, One Entrepreneur Has a New Mission

With Living Goods, Chuck Slaughter has taken up selling health products door-to-door in impoverished communities.
David Bank
U.S. Chain Restaurants Will Be Required to Disclose Calorie Counts on Menus
Regulations

U.S. Chain Restaurants Will Be Required to Disclose Calorie Counts on Menus

Sweeping new rules form the FDA aim to make people more aware of the risks of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods.
5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups
Health Care

5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups

Three entrepreneurs in the industry sound off on what it takes to get your foot into this growing field.
Zach Cutler
Keeping Girls in School Is This Startup's Mission
Impact Investing

Keeping Girls in School Is This Startup's Mission

One couple took a trip of a lifetime. Then they started a company that changes the lives of many.
Jenny Griffin
Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind
Health

Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

A standing desk, a customized mattress and a smart scale. Can replacing daily objects allow us to lead healthier, more productive lives?
Laura Entis
U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection
Privacy concerns

U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection

The commission is seeking assurances from Apple that it will prevent people's private health data from being used without their consent.
Employee Wellness Programs Need to Get Personal to Succeed
Leadership

Employee Wellness Programs Need to Get Personal to Succeed

The traditional carrot-and-stick approach is not very effective at getting people to take their health seriously.
Lorna Borenstein
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Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
Apps

Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
Far Out Tech

Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill

The idea is that nanoparticles will continuously monitor your body for disease triggers so they can be detected and treated as soon as they appear.
Laura Entis
This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)
Far Out Tech

This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)

Anyone who wears this rugged exosuit will be able to lift heavy tools and objects like they're feathers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow