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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

This Guy Is Like a Real-Life Bionic Man

A team of biomedical engineers have developed a robotic limb that can be controlled by the wearer's mind.

This Desk Helps Keep You Healthy By 'Breathing'

A smart desk that moves up and down for sitting or standing, and keeps tabs on how many calories you burn through the day.

Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

One UCLA professor says his device can detect particles that cause deafness and brain damage in humans.

The World's Newest Lie Detector Could Be a Sensor Implanted in Your Mouth

No joke, this tech can tell if you've been lying about smoking or eating less.

This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

Having recently raised more than $1.5 million, the Scanadu Scout aims to read your vitals, all by a simple touch to your forehead.

Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention

The CEOs of health-care tech companies met with President Obama to discuss how technology can be used to bring down the cost of health care for Americans.

Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling

Several fitness startups are hoping to grab a slice of the boutique cycling craze.

New Crowdfunding Sites Boost Health Startups

Crowdfunding is catching fire in health care, partly because of the growing collection of sites that offer services to entrepreneurs inventing new products for patients, physicians and other medical providers.

5 Ways Start-up Founders Can Eat Healthy on the Cheap

Launching a startup doesn't leave much time (or money) for buying and preparing gourmet meals. With these tips, you can still eat well without wasting time or cash.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Improve Your Health

These tech devices can encourage you to move more, take breaks and watch your weight.

Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

This new company puts the standard hand wipe to shame.

Who You Gonna Call. . . Lice Lifters?

Sometimes you dream up business ideas, other times they find you. Here's the story of a franchise business dedicated to stomping out lice.

What I Learned at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

Among the glitzy gadgets at CES 2012, here are the three small-business tech trends to keep an eye on this year.

Three 'Touchless' Tools for a Healthy Office

These gadgets can help keep workers, and your business in prime condition throughout the cold and flu season.

The 10 Hottest Industries in Franchising

Interested in franchising, but don't know where to begin? Why not start with what's hot?

Overclock Your Body With Geek Cuisine

Can caffeinated chips and drinks stuffed with more herbs than you'd find in an Asian pharmacy really make you more productive? We slurped and chewed our way through lots of so-called energy food to find out.

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