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Ever wonder how accurate those calorie-counting apps are? SCiO scans your food for an accurate, real-time reading: http://bit.ly/1G9fsQe
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You’ve seen handicap accessible cars, but Kenguru brings a whole new meaning to the phrase: http://bit.ly/MkyOcO
Kenguru's electric car has no seats, and you drive it by putting your hands on motorcycle-style handlebars. It's built for wheelchair users, who can roll right through the rear hatch of the car...
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This smart measuring tape measures expectant moms’ baby bumps & gives weekly “what to expect” print outs: http://bit.ly/1AMPodE
Who needs fancy-schmancy machines when you have good, old-fashioned tools?
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Do you know which stress triggers make you see red? WellBe does: http://bit.ly/1e0GcrP
Crystals have been the calmness-wearable of choice by providing passive stress reduction, but people are into tech-filled wrist-wear these days. WellBe aims to please.
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What changes can we make so people with disabilities can enjoy live events? Why Not People are leading by example: http://on.mash.to/1Ifd90G
People with disabilities want to have fun, like everybody else. New members-only platform Why Not People creates and hosts live events with them in mind.
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Who needs Mom to scold you for unhealthy eating when you have a plate to do it? The SmartPlate tracks eating habits and suggests small swaps: http://bit.ly/1K8OISD #HealthTech
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The Migraine Buddy app makes migraine treatment less of a headache for doctors and their patients: http://on.mash.to/1QtmAZ8
Most migraine apps are dumb. They act like glorified notebooks for you to track symptoms and self-diagnose; nothing more. Migraine Buddy, an ambitious Android app developed in S...
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Eye-controlled tech from Tobii may be key to communication for those with speech & language disabilities: http://cnn.it/1IvzGTV
Swedish startup Tobii thinks eye-tracking technology will be in billions of devices in the next few years.
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If using your phone hurts your thumbs, you’re doing it wrong. Here’s how button mashing can cause lasting damage: http://on.mash.to/1IgyXGh
Button-mashing, hunched posture and thumb strain might seem minor, but improper tech use can cause permanent damage.
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Move over, Siri. This braille smartphone is specifically designed to make life easier for the visually impaired: http://on.mash.to/1Mps3zV
A developer in India has created a smartphone with a screen that forms into Braille letters and characters when it receives text messages and emails.
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Want to know if grandma is ok (or why so-and-so hasn’t called you back)? Stay connected with ambiently aware tech: http://bit.ly/1KfxAtr
We looked at services granting us access to real-time data to check in on others, as part of our Future of Connected Life report.
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What's the right amount of screen time for young children? Learn what researchers have to say: http://n.pr/1H7lPA5 #ScreenTime
Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.
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Providing services in Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Ohio, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nevada, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Virginia (excluding the city of Fairfax, the town of Vienna and the area east of State Route 123). Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of: 

• In Colorado and Nevada: Rocky Mountain Hospital and Medical Service, Inc. 
• In Connecticut: Anthem Health Plans, Inc.
• In Indiana: Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. 
• In Kentucky: Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky, Inc.
• In Maine: Anthem Health Plans of Maine, Inc. 
• In Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area): RightCHOICE® Managed Care, Inc. (RIT), Healthy Alliance® Life Insurance Company (HALIC), and HMO Missouri, Inc. RIT and certain affiliates administer non-HMO benefits underwritten by HALIC and HMO benefits underwritten by HMO Missouri, Inc. RIT and certain affiliates only provide administrative services for self-funded plans and do not underwrite benefits. 

• In New Hampshire: Anthem Health Plans of New Hampshire, Inc. 
• In Ohio: Community Insurance Company. 
• In Virginia: Anthem Health Plans of Virginia, Inc. trades as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia, and its service area is all of Virginia (except for the City of Fairfax, the Town of Vienna, and the area east of State Route 123) and its affiliated HMOs, HealthKeepers, Inc., Peninsula Health Care, Inc. and Priority Health Care, Inc. (we don’t include this info)
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Providing services in California as the trade name of Blue Cross of California, Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company.

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Providing services in Georgia as the trade names of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc.

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Providing services in New York as the trade names of Empire HealthChoice HMO, Inc. and/or Empire HealthChoice Assurance, Inc., licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.

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