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Study: Wearables Can Detect Health Conditions

Apple Watch and other “wearables” can accurately detect some common health conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea. Read more at MediaPost.

Technology

Health Department Partners with eimagine to Create and Launch Mobile Pregnancy Application

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has launched a new mobile application aimed at improving infant and maternal health in Indiana. The free app, called Liv, features information designed to help women improve their health, whether they are planning to become pregnant, are already pregnant or are parents. Read more at eimagine.

Apps, Social Media

Obsessed Much? Mobile Addiction Is Real

It seems like many people can’t put down their smartphones. And a study from Deloitte, conducted by Ipsos MORI, found that to be the case. Read more at eMarketer.

Technology

App delivers birth control to front porch

Nearly 80 percent of women in the U.S. use birth control. Now, women can access the pill easier. As of August, Hoosiers can download the app Nurx to get a birth control prescription and have the contraception delivered to their front door. 8 more words

Apps, Social Media

US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns. Read more at ABC News.

Technology

Artificial Intelligence is Putting Ultrasound on Your Phone

If Jonathan Rothberg has a superpower, it’s cramming million-dollar, mainframe-sized machines onto single semiconductor circuit boards. The entrepreneurial engineer got famous (and rich) inventing the world’s first DNA sequencer on a chip. 33 more words

Technology

Connecting for Health: Using Mobile Health to Track Health and Well-being

Blog post by Poonam Khanna

My smartphone is generally never too far away from me — and in fact, if it is, I feel like something is missing. 618 more words

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