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Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

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Bina Technologies, a genomic big data platform for personalized medicine, added an additional $1.75 million to its $6.25 million Series B round. The follow-on round was led by AME Cloud Ventures and Columbus Nova Technology Partners. Researchers developed an algorithm … Continue reading

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Electronic device company Jawbone acquired BodyMedia Inc., makers of wearable body monitors. Jawbone also announced that its UP platform will now integrate with iOS apps for IFTTT, LoseIt!, Maxwell Health, MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Notch, RunKeeper, Sleepio, Wello and Withings. Puzzled won AT&T’s autism hackathon; … Continue reading

Mobile Apps Help Overcome Obstacles for Children with Autism

How many mobile apps do you use each day?  I did a quick count and realized I use anywhere from 10 to 15.  Everything from weather, to music and social media, or email, maps, and games … just to name … Continue reading

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Medisana, a German firm out of Düsseldorf, released a new heat sensing dock for iPhones and iPads that can measure body temperature by pointing the infrared sensor to a given body part. The device is similar to another vital signs … Continue reading

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Kaiser Permanente has released a new mobile app for Android devices with an iOS version to be released in coming months. 9 million Kaiser patients will have 24/7 access to lab results, diagnostic information, direct and secure email access to … Continue reading

How an iPad can give a voice to special needs children

Jo Ashline is a columnist for the Orange County Register who regularly writes about parenting special needs children. We were particularly interested in her recent piece discussing the therapeutic use of iPads with non-verbal children and wanted to share it … Continue reading