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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.

Human is a fun, simple reminder to stay active

An app that helps you meet a simple goal -- moving for 30 minutes a day -- Human has a nice design but could use more metrics.

Review: f.lux makes your computer usable at night

Staring into a monitor late at night can make it hard to fall asleep later. There's a solution, and it's free.

Officials target end of November for smooth HealthCare.gov

HealthCare.gov, which has had a dismal start, is one way that uninsured U.S. residents can apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.

Straighten up: Improve your posture with LUMOback

LUMOback is the automatic nagging machine our parents always dreamed of.

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Eight new mental illnesses brought to you by the Internet

The Internet is driving you insane with all sorts of exciting new conditions now being recognized by the medical community.

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Medical pod tells you how healthy you are

The prototype at the Japanese electronics show can measure a number of vital signs simultaneously like weight, pulse, blood pressure, temperature and oxygen saturation in the blood.

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Sharp's 'healthcare pod' gives health check-ups a futuristic touch

Putting a futuristic spin on the basic elements of a health check-up, Japan's Sharp has developed a sort of healthcare pod that allows people to look cool while their vital signs are measured.

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