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Report: Secret Apple team is working to make your iPhone a medical record hub

CNBC reports that Apple has compiled a secret team that is working on streamlining out medical records for the iPhone, turning it into a hub for lab results, prescriptions, and doctor's visits.

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Tim Cook is testing a new Apple Watch device that monitors his blood sugar levels

Apple wants to develop the "holy grail" in diabetes: non-invasive, continuous glucose monitoring.

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Research shows the Apple Watch can detect an early sign of heart disease

Results from Cardiogram’s mRhythm study indicate that the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor can accurately recognize atrial fibrillation, which often has no symptoms but can lead to stroke.

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The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

ShapeScale creates a photorealistic avatar of your body down to a millimeter of accuracy, providing a wealth of information for body builders, fitness freaks, and people who just want to lose weight.

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Apple quietly acquires Beddit’s sleep-tracking monitor and iOS app

Beddit uses a $150 sleep monitor to track your sleeping patterns, down to how much you snore.

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Leaked Fitbit photos show new devices in need of a redesign

Fitbit is reportedly developing a smartwatch and pair of wireless earphones to take on Apple.

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Future Apple Watch could help treat diabetes with sensors that monitor blood sugar levels

A new report claims Apple has a secret team of biomedical engineers working on helping diabetes patients with non-invasive, continuous glucose monitoring.

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Joe Biden’s passionate plea at SXSW: ‘We need your help’

The 47th vice president is recruiting the tech industry to work on what he believes is the most pressing issue of our time: curing cancer.

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With Alta HR, Fitbit turns its most stylish device into a cardio machine

A continuous heart rate monitor, deep sleep-tracking insights, and seven days of battery life make the Alta HR a serious contender for best fitness band on the market.

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Nokia will use its Withings health devices to send data to your doctor

Withings devices are rebranding under the Nokia name as Nokia overhauls the Withings Health Mate app and launches a next-level version of Apple’s CareKit and ResearchKit initatives.

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Fitbit overhauls its app experience with groups and guided goals

Fitbit is adding a Facebook-like social feed for fitness.

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Piq Robot Blue is an AI-powered wearable that gives boxers a high-tech advantage

Want to become a better boxer? There's an app—and a wearable device—for that.

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Fossil's Misfit takes on Apple with Vapor, a $199 smartwatch designed to stand on its own

Misfit's first touchscreen smartwatch has GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4GB of music storage, a heart rate monitor, and every other feature you think of.

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Withings’ newest device, the Kérastase Hair Coach, is a wacky Wi-Fi hairbrush that actually seems cool

The Kérastase Hair Coach combines beauty expertise with health technology for a device we’re not sure anyone needs, but we still want to try.