Technology and Health

Florida May Have Its First Case of Zika from Local Mosquitoes
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The Florida Department of Public Health announced late yesterday that it is investigating a case of non-travel related Zika in Miami-Dade County. The post Florida May Have Its First Case of Zika from Local Mosquitoes appeared first on WIRED.

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New Wearable Tech Can Make Hospital Visits More Comfortable
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In the age of the Internet, you can do almost anything wirelessly. This is especially intriguing in the health care field where professionals can monitor the data of patients without having to be in the room. Read more…

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Four infants hospitalized due to E. coli outbreak
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The Ministry of Health is currently performing tests and ordered to temporarily close the nursery where the children were infected. E. coli (Escherichia coli) lives in the digestive tracts of humans and animals. Although most types of E. coli are …

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Internet Reading Club: April's Best Science, Technology, and Health Journalism
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There's too much good stuff to read on the list this month! Who has time for an introduction? (For even more phenomenal stories, check out the lists from January, February, and March.) * * *. The Dark Side of Guardian Comments. Becky Gardiner, Mahana …

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Reversal of Fortune: Energy Sector Fires Up as Tech and Health Fizzle
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The sector scorecard so far: The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) is down 1.63% year to date and 2.88% over the past five days. The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) is down 3.11% and 2.64%, respectively. And long-suffering energy?

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Stocks are hit by health care and technology woes
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Stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some late buying the companies managed to avoid major losses. Stocks opened lower and fell further throughout the morning …

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Technology Transfer Is a Weak Link in the Global Health System
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Despite the importance of technology transfers, questions of long-term support for them have received relatively little attention from the global health regime. As noncommunicable diseases like cancer cause an even-higher proportion of deaths each year …

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Tech and Health Results Push Markets Down
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While earnings hurt technology and health care companies, better results at consumer companies sent those stocks higher. Amazon said its revenue jumped 28 percent in the first quarter, and the company turned a far bigger profit than analysts had expected.

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New Apple CareKit health apps help users manage medical conditions
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While there are hundreds of health-related apps on the market, Apple wants to put its stamp on a new ecosystem of treatment programs. Rather than build the apps itself, the tech giant developed a set of software tools and templates, called "CareKit …

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