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Wearables Are Totally Failing the People Who Need Them Most | WIRED

Wearables Are Totally Failing the People Who Need Them Most | WIRED | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Fitness tracking companies need to start embracing the FDA and making devices and apps for the old, the chronically ill, and the poor.

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J R's curator insight, December 3, 2014 6:17 AM

Interessant!

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Wearable tech attracts attention, and lawsuits

Wearable tech attracts attention, and lawsuits | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Lawsuit over MapMyFitness patents thought to be first commercial case involving wearable tech, patent law.
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If Obesity Is a Disease, Who's Going to Treat It?

If Obesity Is a Disease, Who's Going to Treat It? | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Beyond the obvious lack of training preventing most physicians from being able to effectively treat obesity, there's another issue at stake: physicians just aren't afforded enough time with their patients.
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How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers?

How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers? | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Activity monitors accurately measured energy expenditure when volunteers walked briskly but were far less reliable in tracking the energy costs of light-intensity activities like standing or cleaning.
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Getting Crunched, Mashed Or Beaten Is Not A Launch Strategy

Getting Crunched, Mashed Or Beaten Is Not A Launch Strategy | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to get TechCrunched. Or Mashed. Or (Venture)Beaten. But, that's not a strategy. Here's some practical advice on what is.
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MC10's New Biometric Health Sensor Is Like a 'Second Skin' [VIDEO]

MC10's New Biometric Health Sensor Is Like a 'Second Skin' [VIDEO] | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
A company has developed an electronic health sensor that attaches like a "second skin" to your body and monitors your health.

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How to make wearables stick: Use them to change human behavior

How to make wearables stick: Use them to change human behavior | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
When wearables companies embrace the insights provided by the complex science of behavior change, we will all be a little healthier.
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Apple Patents Fitness Tracking Earphones - The Mac Observer

Apple Patents Fitness Tracking Earphones - The Mac Observer | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple a patent on Tuesday for headphones that offer another hint into the company's plans for wearable fitness products.
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8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food .
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If food is medicine, this is some bad medicine...

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Wearable technology becoming major trend - IT PRO

Wearable technology becoming major trend - IT PRO | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Wearable technology becoming major trend IT PRO Wearable computing is emerging as the type of significant technology shift that will drive innovation in the way personal computing did in the 1980s or mobile computing and tablets are doing...
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The Basis B1 Fitness Band Is Amazing But Still Needs Polish | TechCrunch

The Basis B1 Fitness Band Is Amazing But Still Needs Polish | TechCrunch | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
Being as chiseled as I am is tough. You have to eat right (brownies only every other day), exercise (take the stairs to the attic), and keep tabs on things like your heart rate and body temperature while playing Sim City.
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Pain Psychologist's curator insight, October 16, 2013 7:20 PM

Received mine yesterday, and their servers have been down for at least 24 hours. Not a good 1st impression.

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3 Ways To Make Wearable Tech Actually Wearable - Co.Design

3 Ways To Make Wearable Tech Actually Wearable - Co.Design | Health & Fitness Technology | Scoop.it
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Wearable technology is the next new wave of technology, and it's bound drive a lot of the innovation in the consumer electronics industry.
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