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New iPhone app will help conduct the largest LGBT health study ever

Medical researchers have developed a ResearchKit app to better understand the health needs of LGBT people.

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FAQ: Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch

Got Apple Watch questions? Come on in.

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Jawbone returns to the Apple Store, while straying further from its own hardware

Huawei will be the first dedicated fitness tracker to support Jawbone's app and coaching features.

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The $300 Cur wearable may literally be the answer to all your pain and suffering

Cur takes time-tested TENS technology, and puts it on a simple patch to block pain signals at their source.

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Apple Watch stands up to extreme water submersion in new tests

The watch isn't as delicate as Apple would have you believe.

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Early word on ResearchKit apps: So far, a success

ResearchKit apps started strong and continue to keep patients coming back, two months after the novelty has worn off.

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Podcast: Reviewing the Apple Watch on performance, not potential

Glenn, Susie, and Caitlin all have their Apple Watches...and plenty of opinions about them. We praise some things, complain about others, and try to explain what it all means for you.

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DNA testing coming to iPhones? ResearchKit could herald new medical era

Apple is collaborating with medical researchers to develop iPhone apps that could make DNA testing more convenient and widespread.

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The Fitly SmartPlate may not be quite as dumb as other smart tableware

Using optical recognition and weight sensors, the Fitly SmartPlate promises to tell you exactly how much protein, carbs and fat you're eating in every meal. But will it really work?

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Apple admits that tattoos can confuse Apple Watch sensors

Apple's support documents now warn that certain tattoos can cause problems with with heart rate readings.

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Apple Watch as fitness tracker: Putting Activity and Workout through their paces

With an Apple Watch on your wrist, you won't need a run-of-the-mill step-counting band.

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Lark puts food-logging on your wrist with new Apple Watch app

Nutrition-tracking comes to one of our favorite health apps, but don't expect calorie counts.

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How the Apple Watch heart rate sensor works, according to Apple

Apple's green LEDs aren't a major departure from other fitness trackers, though the addition of infrared light could help conserve battery life.