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Employee Wellness Programs Need to Get Personal to Succeed
Health

Employee Wellness Programs Need to Get Personal to Succeed

The traditional carrot-and-stick approach is not very effective at getting people to take their health seriously.
Lorna Borenstein
Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
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Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
Far Out Tech

Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill

The idea is that nanoparticles will continuously monitor your body for disease triggers so they can be detected and treated as soon as they appear.
Laura Entis
This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)
Far Out Tech

This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)

Anyone who wears this rugged exosuit will be able to lift heavy tools and objects like they're feathers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case
Ebola

Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case

New York City residents and professionals seemed to take news of the city's first case of Ebola in stride.
The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices
Health and Wellness

The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices

It's a little ironic. And also sad it has taken this long. But this tobacco giant will no longer allow the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes inside conference rooms, offices or elevators.
Traveling for Business? Consider Packing These Healthy Tips.
Business Travel

Traveling for Business? Consider Packing These Healthy Tips.

Here are a few pointers on making healthier decisions while on the road.
Rob Connors
How to Stop Feeding Your Stress With Food
Health

How to Stop Feeding Your Stress With Food

Running a business is hard and subjects you to ups and downs. Here's how to avoid finding comfort in food.
Lisa Evans
How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students
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How Revolution Foods Made a Business of Healthy Food for Healthier Students

Lunches for low-income students weren't an easy sell to investors, initially, but the results and the social good eventually became a major selling point.
Jessica Pothering
Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat
Health

Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat

The conventional wisdom 'don't diagnose your illness over the Internet' may be changing.
Laura Entis
Americans Are Living Longer Than Ever
Health

Americans Are Living Longer Than Ever

The average life expectancy for babies born in 2012 -- the latest year researched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- is a record-setting 78.8 years. Can Google eventually help double that number?
Laura Entis
3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep
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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

If you want to improve your sleep and feel more rested, there are some practical ways to go about it -- ways I call the 'Levers of Sleep.'
James Clear
This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life
Far Out Tech

This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How America Takes Its Coffee (Infographic)
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How America Takes Its Coffee (Infographic)

Celebrate International Coffee Day – yes, apparently that is a thing – by reading some fun facts about the most beautiful beverage of them all.
Laura Entis