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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

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Intel acquires health band maker Basis Science

Basis band adds to chipmaker's growing arsenal of wearable technologies

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Compact breath sniffer could warn of diabetes

Toshiba's medical breath analyzer can check your fat metabolism

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Healthbook, Android Wear, and a haunted empire

The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.

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Vodafone, AstraZeneca partner on mobile health care services

Mobile health care has the potential to save billions, but is a complicated sector, analyst says

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Oral-B's Bluetooth toothbrush wants to clean your filthy mouth

This smart brush wants to make oral hygiene fun, with videos to entertain you and even achievement badges. But your dentist will approve of its methods too

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Smart toothbrush lets you sync with an app, be a toothbrushing rockstar

Oral-B's Bluetooth toothbrush aims to make oral hygiene fun, with videos to entertain you and even achievement badges. But will four out of five dentists approve?

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Fone Free Feb suggests smartphone users power off

The nonprofit organization Fone Free Feb is aiming to untether people from their smartphones for at least a short time during the month.