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There Are Over 165,000 Health Care Apps Now

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.03.2017 | Technology

Smartphone users now have more than 165,000 apps available to help them stay healthy or monitor a medical condition, but just three dozen account for ...

The Geography of Asthma Risk

Meredith Barrett, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2013 | San Francisco
Meredith Barrett, Ph.D.

Given that the Bay Area boasts an ever-expanding health technology scene, we have to ask ourselves: Why aren't we doing better at gathering real-time, place-based health data?

Of Mobile Apps, Movements and Men: Improving Men's Health

Oliver Kharraz, M.D. | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Oliver Kharraz, M.D.

To meaningfully engage men, we need to make it simple for them (and everyone else, of course) to get health care. There's no better way to do that than to deliver health information in an organic way that men are clearly fond of -- through their gadgets.

Please Have a Seat, Your Smartphone Will Be Right With You

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Karthika Swamy Cohen

Doctors are nowhere close to being wiped out of hospitals by their robotic counterparts, but they could certainly use help in some areas, and swarms of little bots are more than eager to do their bidding.