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American Well, Stanford physicians to share lessons learned from Apple Heart Study at HIMSS

Last year, Apple announced the results of the Apple Heart Study, an ambitious digitally-enabled research project that also tapped the talents of Stanford University, BioTelemetry, and telemedicine company American Well. Through the study, more than 400,000 individuals helped Apple and Stanford learn about atrial fibrillation, and the predictive and therapeutic value of the Apple Watch’s […]

Kids Health

We Can't Handle Little Luna's Outfit at 'The Nutcracker'

We are not shy about the fact that we completely stan the always-real, always-outspoken Teigen-Legend family. When we heard that supermodel and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen took daughter Luna, 3, to see ballerina Misty Copeland perform in The Nutcracker at the American Ballet Theatre’s production, we just knew there had to be adorable photo evidence […]

Health News

Two apples a day keeps cholesterol at bay

Eating two apples a day has been shown to help keep cholesterol down and fight heart disease risk according to new research. In a paper published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a team of scientists led by the University of Reading in collaboration with the Fondazione Edmund Mach (FEM) Institute, Italy found […]

Health Problems

Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34. Frates died peacefully, surrounded by his family, they said in a statement. “A natural born leader and the ultimate teammate, Pete […]

Health News

Misleading allergy labelling puts lives at risk

Failing to declare allergens on food labels is a breach of regulations and can put lives at risk. The law relating to allergen labels was changed recently to reduce the risks to consumers. But recent cases of flawed and misleading food labelling, sometimes involving major supermarkets, have called into question the effectiveness of allergen labelling […]