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Hate working out? These apps make cardio fun

These apps will almost make you forget you're tired, sweaty, and totally not enjoying the treadmill.

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Intel acquires health band maker Basis Science

Basis band adds to chipmaker's growing arsenal of wearable technologies

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Healthbook rumors could herald first product of Tim Cook's Apple

Much has been made of Apple after Steve Jobs, but Dan Moren thinks recent rumors about a health-focused app could provide insight into Tim Cook's Apple.

on macworld.com

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Compact breath sniffer could warn of diabetes

Toshiba's medical breath analyzer can check your fat metabolism

Healthbook, Android Wear, and a haunted empire

The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.

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Roboy helps doctors diagnose human stroke victims

Roboy's 3D-printed humanoid skeleton and springy electromechanical muscles could help simulate the effects of health problems

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Alvio gamifies asthma exercises so your child can breathe easier

This connected device -- a breathing trainer and a game controller -- provides cricual symptom tracking to parents, too.

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Oral-B's Bluetooth toothbrush wants to clean your filthy mouth

This smart brush wants to make oral hygiene fun, with videos to entertain you and even achievement badges. But your dentist will approve of its methods too

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Fone Free Feb suggests smartphone users power off

The nonprofit organization Fone Free Feb is aiming to untether people from their smartphones for at least a short time during the month.

on pcworld.com

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Seven apps to help you stay sober, one day at a time

If you're on the road to recovery, make sure your smartphone has your back.