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What Is Keeping Wearable Tech From Being Fashionable?
Wearable Tech

What Is Keeping Wearable Tech From Being Fashionable?

Four areas will drive the market far beyond where it is today and make a significant contribution to the quality of people's lives.
Robert Rueckert
Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Innovation

6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?

Technology has profoundly revolutionized the way doctors treat, diagnose and perform surgeries. But experts say innovation has yet to improve the daily workflow of physicians, or the daily behavior of patients.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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
ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End
Growth Strategies

ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End

The New York City-based online doctor appointment booking service says it will be in 48 states by the end of the year.
Catherine Clifford
The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect
Leadership

The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect

U.S. News released its list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2014. Here's some of the most unexpected careers that reached the top spots.
Kate Taylor
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs
Growth Strategies

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
Ray Hennessey
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
Nitasha Maindiratta
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health
Starting a Business

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
Catherine Clifford
CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products
Growth Strategies

CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products

CVS is the first national pharmacy chain that will drop cigarettes and other tobacco products from its shelves -- a move that is estimated to cost the company $2 billion annually.
Kate Taylor
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

The Affordable Care Act brings more patients into the healthcare system but does not increase the number of doctors. The only short-term solution is to be more efficient.
Catherine Clifford
Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage
Growth Strategies

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.
Nina Zipkin
Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool
Marketing

Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.
Perry Marshall
This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars
Franchises

This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars

While you watch your calories this New Year, vending businesses could have their profits eaten into.
Kate Taylor