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Straighten up: Improve your posture with LUMOback

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

How the iPad helps scientists do their jobs

The tablet is helping scientists do everything from recording research results and keeping up with the latest journals to photographing fish and monitoring rising sea levels.

Location-based app for CPR responders spreads to second city

A location-based phone application that alerts people trained in CPR when someone nearby is having a heart attack will be spreading from San Ramon, California...

FDA proposes regulations for iOS medical apps

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations for apps for medical professionals used to work with medical equipment, or review sensitive patient data.

iPad, iPhone get remote heart-monitoring app

GE Healthcare and Airstrip Technologies announced a new app for iPhones and iPads that allows physicians to see near-real-time readouts from electrocardiographs to remotely diagnose and treat heart patients.

Expo Notes: A last look at the Mobile Apps Showcase

Before we file away our Expo notebooks for another year, we take one last look at some noteworthy apps exhibiting at Macworld 2011 that deserve your attention.

Augmented reality iPhone app tackles color blindness

A security researcher has unveiled a unique experimental side project: an augmented reality iOS app that uses a device's camera to correct for the most common form of color blindness.

iPhone apps that could save your life

Move over games and make room for medicine. A growing number of developers are tapping into a treasure trove of U.S. government healthcare data and coming up with innovative iPhone apps that help consumers make better medical decisions.