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A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.
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.
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.

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.
Technology

Forget Necklaces and Rings. This Gold Goes Inside Your Head

Engineers are working on a way to use gold particles to possibly treat movement disorders and other ailments.
Technology

No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

A New York tech startup has combined diapers with a mobile app to give parents real-time health info on their babies.
Marketing

A Fitness Studio Makes Full-Court Social Press

South Carolina's Pure Barre is using social media to expand from workout to a lifestyle brand.

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
Starting a Business

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.
Technology

CES 2013: A 'Healthy' Outlook for Gadgets

Combining baby boomers' needs with tech's newest innovations may create this year's strongest electronics category.

Fitness Instructor Creates a Sweat-Proof Headband

A workout frustration led fitness instructor Donna Browning to create Sweaty Bands.

How Two Business Students Created Nutrition Bars for Dancers

Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley were both ballet dancers and business students when they came up with an idea to keep dancers full between rehearsals.

Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.

Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online

With digital diaries and video chats, PrettyPaddedRoom.com offers online counseling for woman and a "nice play to go crazy."