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Deaths from Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure Slowing the Progress in Fight Against Heart Disease

An Increases in deaths due to uncontrolled high blood pressure is slowing the progress in the fight against heart disease, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reports NBC News. While there’s been an overall decrease from deaths from heart disease in the last 20 years, the rate […]
Livongo chronic disease management

Livongo Integrates Chronic Disease Management Service with Leading Smartwatches

Livingo, a chronic disease management platform, is now available in smartwatches, including leading models from Apple, Fitbit, and Samsung. Livongo Members can now connect their smartwatches to the Livongo mobile app to receive real-time Livongo notifications on the surface of their choice enabling Livongo to provide more timely and relevant information to Members and their […]
John Hancock Vitality

John Hancock Departs from Traditional Life Insurance Model to Reward Customers for Taking Steps...

John Hancock is leaving behind its traditional life insurance policies to replace them with Vitality – a behavior change platform that gives incentives to customers who choose steps to live longer and healthier lives. The John Hancock Vitality platform was created by converging behavioral economics with consumer technology. It rewards customers for making healthier choices […]
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Google Coach AI Assistant for Smartwatches May Help You Get in Shape

Google is working on a personal fitness and health assistant called Google Coach that recommends workouts and meal plans, according to a leaked report. Google Coach will do more than just track your exercise, says Android Police, it’ll also use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the data it gathers on you to suggest ways to lead […]
Breathe to lose weight

This Wearable Helps You Lose Weight by Analyzing Your Breath

With a vape pen-like look, Lumen, a small wearable device helps you lose weight by analyzing your breath. Lumen is your very own nutritionist who tells you in real time how you are doing and adjust accordingly. When you blow into the device, it measures the CO2 of your exhale to see if you’re burning […]

Klue Announces Partnership with Stanford and Crossover Health for Its Behavior Change Tracker

Klue, a software company developing an operating system for behavior change, is now working with Stanford University and Crossover Health, to study the efficacy of Klue’s modules to affect change. The company also announced it will present the first two modules of its operating system at the HLTH conference, May 7, in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]