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5 Exciting Ways Health-Tech Startups Are Improving Lives
Health Care

5 Exciting Ways Health-Tech Startups Are Improving Lives

These companies are doing more than creating fitness apps -- they're improving lives in many fundamental ways.
Zach Cutler
How Au Bon Pain's Executive Chef Puts Her Line Cook Experience to Good Use
Tastemakers

How Au Bon Pain's Executive Chef Puts Her Line Cook Experience to Good Use

Hands on doesn't even begin to describe Katherine See's job.
Kate Taylor
This Health App Puts Real, Live Medical Professionals In Your Pocket
health apps

This Health App Puts Real, Live Medical Professionals In Your Pocket

For $15 a week, Vida delivers live, one-on-one personalized medical advice from health-care pros.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Meet the Winners of Our Entrepreneur of 2014 Awards
Entrepreneur Awards

Meet the Winners of Our Entrepreneur of 2014 Awards

These entrepreneurs are the best of the best.
Jenna Schnuer
3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'

Wireless technology presents a huge opportunity to change how we handle many everyday tasks.
Shane Buckley
Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market
Obamacare

Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market

A month into the launch of the federal exchanges, small-business owners report mixed results with the program.
Kate Rogers
White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)
Technology

White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)

Uncle Sam: If at first you don't succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations
Health

Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

In an extensive interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page explained why regulations are hampering improvements in health care.
Laura Entis
How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor
100 Brilliant Companies

How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.
Jason Ankeny
These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Michelle Goodman
Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax
Obamacare

Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax

Industry leaders worry tax can dampen growth and innovation.
Arlene Weintraub
Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?
Obamacare

Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

A battle between Hobby Lobby and the U.S. Supreme Court underscores the mounting fines that some companies might face for health reform non-compliance.
Arlene Weintraub
How to Move the Needle in Digital Health
SXSW

How to Move the Needle in Digital Health

This panel at SXSW explored the steps new companies will have to take to succeed in this growing field.
Jacob Hall