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Apple attacked over 'worsening' factory conditions in China

An investigation has revealed health and safety violations at a factory that supplies Apple and other brands.

Heart-helping robot improves doctors' precision

Of the roughly 3 million cardiac catheterizations performed annually an increasing number are using technology that aims to benefit doctors and patients. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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MediSafe adds Android Wear support to remind you to take your pills

The first health app for Android Wear lets users shake their watch to report back that they took their medicines as instructed.

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Google may join health data-tracking party with Google Fit

Apple's doing it, Samsung's doing it, and now Google wants to store your day-to-day health data too.

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To your health: handy apps can help you hit your goals

These fitness and nutrition apps will help you get active, track your progress, and feel your best.

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There's plenty of wearable competition at Computex, but not much innovation

Plenty of device makers at the Computex trade show in Taiwan this week are hoping to stake a claim in the growing market for wearable devices. But the products on display looked like more of the same.

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Apple's HealthKit unites data from various fitness apps and even talks to doctors

Coming with the iOS8 upgrade in the fall, HealthKit will let selected health and fitness apps share data to create an integrated profile of your physical condition.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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Samsung introduces Simband health sensor platform

Samsung announced a development platform for companies to create apps and sensors for a new generation of health-tracking wearables.

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Wearable devices with health IT functions poised to disrupt medicine

The data that wearables can provide excites doctors, although the health care system isn't ready for the technology. And who pays for it, anyway?

Startup's stethoscope phone peripheral gets to the heart of the matter

Doctors can add the device to their stethoscopes and send heartbeat data to their phones