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FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition
Genetic testing

FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition

It's a small but definite step towards 23andMe's goal of selling DNA kits again.
Laura Entis
To Optimize Your Performance Cut Out the Sugar
Personal Health

To Optimize Your Performance Cut Out the Sugar

The typical diet contains far more sugar than most people realize. The ROI for eating healthier is compelling.
Neka Pasquale
Want More Sleep (And Better Productivity)? Work From Home.
Sleep

Want More Sleep (And Better Productivity)? Work From Home.

A study suggests people with more flexible work schedules can sleep better and be more productive and healthier.
Lisa Evans
What You Need to Know to Enter the Hot Health and Fitness App Category
Apps

What You Need to Know to Enter the Hot Health and Fitness App Category

Here are the essentials you need if you're interested in building a product in this space.
Rahul Varshneya
To Really Shine at Work, How Much Sleep Is Required?
Sleep

To Really Shine at Work, How Much Sleep Is Required?

If you think you're great on less than six hours, your brain may be fooling you.
Firas Kittaneh
Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses
Starting a Business

Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses

From medical supplies to mobile screenings, there are many diverse ways to enter the health sector.
Nina Zipkin
7 Ways to Take Your Sleep Back
Sleep

7 Ways to Take Your Sleep Back

Sleep on these smart tips and get more zzzzs.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Under Armour Rides High With Big-Ticket Fitness App Acquisitions
Growth Strategies

Under Armour Rides High With Big-Ticket Fitness App Acquisitions

The sports company has purchased MyFitnessPal and Endomondo for $560 million.
Nina Zipkin
Apple's Health Tech Takes Early Lead Among Top Hospitals
Apple

Apple's Health Tech Takes Early Lead Among Top Hospitals

Fourteen of 23 top hospitals said they have rolled out a pilot program of Apple's HealthKit service.
Binge-Watching Is a Preferred Pastime for the Depressed and Lonely
Health

Binge-Watching Is a Preferred Pastime for the Depressed and Lonely

Depressed and lonely people are more likely to consume back-to-back episodes of entire TV series in a short time span, according to a new study.
Laura Entis
Being Active Begins in the Office
Workplace Wellness

Being Active Begins in the Office

More and more, workplaces are encouraging physical activity. Here's how to help promote wellness in the office.
Lisa Evans
How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations
Impact Investing

How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations

Sevamob offers vital services for the equivalent of just $4 to $9 a month.
Jessica Pothering
Success

The Truth About What It Means to Be Successful

The pressure to have a goal, to have success, will take you further and further from success.
James Altucher
Cubicles Were Originally Designed to Set Us Free and Now They're Slowly Killing Us
Office Space

Cubicles Were Originally Designed to Set Us Free and Now They're Slowly Killing Us

Working in a box does much more than drive you up a wall -- even the man who designed the cubicle knew that.
Kim Lachance Shandrow