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This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment

This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment

For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

Big data, meet genetic data. Baseline Study, a Google X project, will collect genetic information from volunteers in order to refine the detection and prevention of diseases.
The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Why are you feeling so sleep deprived? Here are some practical tips for mastering your sleep and having more energy.
Inspire Wellness in Your Workplace, and Watch Productivity Soar

Inspire Wellness in Your Workplace, and Watch Productivity Soar

A healthy boss sets the right example for employees. But leaders are more susceptible to health issues.
Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

In an extensive interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page explained why regulations are hampering improvements in health care.
Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

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?
A 'Smart' Cup That Knows What You’re Drinking -- And Counts the Calories

A 'Smart' Cup That Knows What You’re Drinking -- And Counts the Calories

When it comes to monitoring your health, keeping track of your liquids intake hasn't been very smart. Enter: Vessyl.
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.
Arianna Huffington's Surprising Wake-Up Call and How It Defined Her Perception of Success

Arianna Huffington's Surprising Wake-Up Call and How It Defined Her Perception of Success

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the entrepreneur and media powerhouse talks about what it takes to thrive and what it means to be successful today.
Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products

Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products

Powerade lovers decided they were tired of sipping on a chemical banned in the EU. Now, Coke is listening.
This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity

This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity

In a creative slump? Strap on some sneakers.
The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

A staggering amount of research links this trait with people who are also super organized, responsible and plan ahead, among other things.
10 Easy Steps for Entrepreneurs to Achieve Work-Life Balance

10 Easy Steps for Entrepreneurs to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Follow these tips to be more effective at accomplishing tasks. Learn to delegate and take breathers to improve your focus.
Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

The serial entrepreneur shares how you can increase productivity by boosting employee satisfaction.
Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear

Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee

Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee

Chad Hierholzer gained experience as a health-care screening services client before becoming a Star Wellness franchisee himself.
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?
The Makers of This Solar-Powered Technology Want to Eliminate a Global Sanitation Issue

The Makers of This Solar-Powered Technology Want to Eliminate a Global Sanitation Issue

A high-tech toilet is an innovative solution to an age-old problem. And it's nothing to pooh-pooh.
3 Business Secrets to Learn From Listening to Your Body

3 Business Secrets to Learn From Listening to Your Body

Just as exercise pros do, think strategically and allocate the right energy and time to your company to arrive at fiscal health.
'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

A look at the key phrases restaurants are serving up for the health-conscious customer.
7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain

7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain

Try these super simple tricks to keep your smartphone-gazing eyes happy and healthy.
Travel Hacks: Stay Healthy While Flying

Travel Hacks: Stay Healthy While Flying

Tips to keep germs at bay from the time you board until your flight lands.

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