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London-based digital health start-up, Big Health, raised a $3.3 million Series A round from Index Ventures and Forward Partners. Big Health creates personalized, clinically proven behavioral medicine programs delivered via web and mobile.

Amazon opened a wearable tech marketplace complete with a “learning center” and a resell link for those who ditch the tracker in 6 months or less, which seems to be a lot of people.

A new Kickstarter campaign for a handheld molecular sensor called SCiO has already met its funding goal of $200,000. The device allows users to scan foods for their nutritional values, pills to identify which meds they are, and much more.

The American Bar Association released a new health care app called My Health Care Wishes, which helps people make their advanced directives easily available to doctors and loved ones in emergency situations.

Patient engagement platform maker RedBrick Health raised $7.5 million, bringing the company’s total disclosed funding to $46 million. Previous investors in RedBrick Health include Versant Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, GDN Holdings, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and Volition Capital.

More than 700 residents in internal and emergency medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Mass General, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Boston Medical Center are competing against each other to strengthen their ECG diagnostic skills using Qstream‘s mobile gaming platform.

MD Insider launched Physician Performance Transparency solution that allows employers to review the performance of the physicians in their healthcare networks, enabling them to significantly reduce health care costs while improving the quality of care for their employees.

Doximity, the professional network for doctors, raised $54M in Series C funding. Investors include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, T. Rowe Price and Associates, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Emergence Capital Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, and InterWest Partners.

1eq, a mobile health startup, launched its flagship product, BabySteps that provides a to-do list for expectant mothers, allowing their doctors to monitor progress and spot warning signs early on.

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