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Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You
Mobile Apps

Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You

The nosy iPhone app that snoops your Twitter and Facebook circles for local illness reports is nothing to sneeze at.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game
Wearable Tech

Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software.
Laura Entis
5 Ways Tech Is Forever Changing Fitness Franchises
Fitness Businesses

5 Ways Tech Is Forever Changing Fitness Franchises

With apps, wearable tech and the ability to micromanage franchisees across the country, tech is giving fitness chains new ways to flex their business muscle.
Kate Taylor
Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off
Fitness Businesses

Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off

The landscape may still be dominated by big-box gyms, but smaller more niche services are quickly gaining ground.
Tracy Stapp Herold
This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'
Health

This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'

Craig Venter, best known for being one of the first people to sequence the human genome, launched a new company Tuesday that will focus on how we can live longer and healthier lives.
Laura Entis
Why This Will Be a Huge Year for Wearable Tech
Technology

Why This Will Be a Huge Year for Wearable Tech

Wearable tech, especially smart bands and watches, are set to see a growth of 350 percent in 2014.
Matt Clinch
Business Lessons That Can Help You Succeed at 2014 Resolutions
Entrepreneurs

Business Lessons That Can Help You Succeed at 2014 Resolutions

Want to learn how market research, customer discovery and other business lessons will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions? Keep reading.
Julie Fredrickson
Meet the Top Franchise of 2014
Franchises

Meet the Top Franchise of 2014

Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500.
The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million
Technology

The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million

Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal.
Catherine Clifford
Get Going
Entrepreneurs

Get Going

Check out these off-beat races to get the blood pumping.
Michelle Juergen
A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses
Entrepreneurs

A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.
Stay Healthy With These 3 Free iPhone and iPad Apps
Technology

Stay Healthy With These 3 Free iPhone and iPad Apps

These tools can help you stay healthy and on track to grow your business right.
Cynthia Boris
If You Could, Would You Want to Live Forever? Google Thinks You Might
Entrepreneurs

If You Could, Would You Want to Live Forever? Google Thinks You Might

The tech giant invests in Calico, a new company aimed at combating aging and improving people's health and wellness.
Jason Fell
College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms
Starting a Business

College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms

Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.
Michelle Goodman