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

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

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
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Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
Next Big Thing

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
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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
Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case
Ebola

Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case

New York City residents and professionals seemed to take news of the city's first case of Ebola in stride.
The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices
health and wellness

The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices

It's a little ironic. And also sad it has taken this long. But this tobacco giant will no longer allow the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes inside conference rooms, offices or elevators.
Traveling for Business? Consider Packing These Healthy Tips.
Business Travel

Traveling for Business? Consider Packing These Healthy Tips.

Here are a few pointers on making healthier decisions while on the road.
Rob Connors
How to Stop Feeding Your Stress With Food
Health

How to Stop Feeding Your Stress With Food

Running a business is hard and subjects you to ups and downs. Here's how to avoid finding comfort in food.
Lisa Evans
How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students
Impact Investing

How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students

Lunches for low-income students weren't an easy sell to investors, initially, but the results and the social good eventually became a major selling point.
Jessica Pothering