WellAdapt Inc. announces a Digital Health Therapeutic for Hypertension

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California based WellAdapt Inc. releases Cardiowell 1.26, an update to the popular hypertension control wellness tracker for iOS devices. Cardiowell allows anyone to improve their health and wellness by developing awareness of breathing and heart rate activity. This app measures small changes in time between each heart beat and notifies users when they are under stress. Cardiowell supports a variety of blood pressure devices to allow for self-monitoring. Version 1.26 sports UI enhancements….
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Two new infographs break down millennials, their spending habits, and their financial health


There has been a lot of press regarding my generation, the millennials, and how we’re spending our money, and, in turn, ruining many, many things. Apparently, our obscure spending habits have killed the napkin industry, casual dining restaurants (give us a better experience, maybe?), and to top it off, we supposedly can’t afford a home because all of our money goes to avocado toast. So, how are our spending habits different from those of the generations before us and when we look at the difference between men and women, how does our millennial money stac…
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Amazon’s Secret 1492 Health Team Sets Sail

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A secret Amazon team, dubbed “1492,” reportedly has been working on a skunkworks project devoted entirely to healthcare. The unit has been developing hardware devices and software applications related to electronic medical records, telemedicine and other health-related issues. The “1492” moniker refers to the year that Christopher Columbus made his voyage to the Americas, but perhaps the Amazon team missed the irony that Columbus actually did not realize he had “discovered” a new continent and thought he was somewhere else….
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Apple Resumes Selling Nokia’s Digital Health Products Following Settled Legal Dispute

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Apple today resumed carrying Nokia’s digital health products on its online store in the United States and Canada, nearly two months after reaching a business cooperation agreement with the Finnish company.


The products available to purchase again include Nokia’s Body Cardio Scale, Body+ Scale, BPM+ Blood Pressure Monitor, and Thermo Thermometer. Each of the accessories were previously sold under Withings, but Nokia retired the Withings brand last month, roughly one year after acquiring the French co…
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Jawbone Going Out of Business as CEO Moves on to New ‘Jawbone Health Hub’ Startup

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In May of last year, speaker and fitness tracker company Jawbone ended production of its fitness trackers and started seeking a buyer for its speaker business, leading to speculation that the company was going out of business.

Jawbone denied claims that it was shutting down and planned to pivot to medical products for direct sale to clinical practitioners, but that may not have panned out, as The Information reports that the business is officially shutting down.


Jawbone has reportedly started liquidat…
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Nokia’s new connected health products are just the start of something bigger

2017 has seen the surprising resurgence of Nokia, bringing new phones and now, a suite of connected health products to the market. 

But before you go rushing to buy them, you should know that most of these products aren’t new, but what’s new about them might make all the difference. Each brandishes Nokia’s greatest weapon for beating back the competition, its name.

Earlier this year, we were told by co-founder of Withings Cedric Hutchings that by leveraging the Nokia branding and betting big on the future, companies like Fitbit have good reason to be worried.

And now, it’s finally showing a little force by launching rebranded versions of …
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