Technology and Health

Google’s Scary, Important, Invasive, Deep New Health Study
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When it comes to big, ambitious science conducted on human beings, you have to ask: Who benefits? Is it you? Other people? Or the people collecting the data? The post Google’s Scary, Important, Invasive, Deep New Health Study appeared first on WIRED.

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Wellness Apps Evade the FDA, Only to Land In Court
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Last week, the New York Attorney General’s office settled lawsuits forcing three app developers to stop promising health-tech miracles. The post Wellness Apps Evade the FDA, Only to Land In Court appeared first on WIRED.

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Love or Hate the CBO Health Care Report, It Ain’t Biased
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You can call the Congressional Budget Office wrong, but you can’t call it biased. The post Love or Hate the CBO Health Care Report, It Ain’t Biased appeared first on WIRED.

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Ordering Your Steak Well-Done Like a Baby Is Also Dumb for Health Reasons
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On Sunday, we learned Donald Trump eats his steak well-done with ketchup. If you’ve ever eaten steak—in Trump’s case, an expensive, tender piece of New York strip—you probably know that well-done with ketchup is simply not the way to go. The president should give medium-rare a try, not only for the sake of his palate,… […]

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Legion’s Big, Yellow-Eyed Problem With Mental Health
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FX’s new X-Men drama talks a lot about what goes on its protagonist’s head-but doesn’t go deep enough into his psyche. The post Legion’s Big, Yellow-Eyed Problem With Mental Health appeared first on WIRED.

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Styr's system of health gadgets exists to sell you supplements
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I'm the kind of guy who can always stand to lose a few pounds. The Styr Lab regimen seemed like a great way to do so. When I first saw it at TechCrunch's Disrupt event in San Francisco last September, I was genuinely excited to give the fitness-track…

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VP Joe Biden urges health startups to help fight cancer     – CNET
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Veep’s surprise visit to SF to discuss battling cancer at conference comes as Trump wants to dump Obamacare.

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From Theranos to Space Waves, These Were the 9 Biggest Science Stories of 2016
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This year was an eventful one for science—physics, climate science, public health threats, you name it. The post From Theranos to Space Waves, These Were the 9 Biggest Science Stories of 2016 appeared first on WIRED.

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42 States Extend Deadline to Sign Up For Obamacare
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Image: Getty On Thursday night, federal regulators announced that they were extending the midnight deadline to sign up for health insurance starting January 1, 2017 through the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare.gov. Read more…

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