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The dirty little secret behind smoking cessation apps

A study of the most popular smoking cessation apps finds very few use evidence-based practices proven to help smokers quit.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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AppScript wants to help docs find, prescribe best health apps

There are more than 40,000 health-related apps on the market. Yet there is little oversight or organization, leaving even the professionals scratching their heads over what to formally recommend.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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5 apps to help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Let these apps help you find a New Year's goal, then motivate you to keep at it.

By Dec. 27, 2013

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Apple's tearjerker holiday ad: Self-absorbed teens care after all

A new ad launched just in time for the holiday season shows a family getting together and a teen seemingly absorbed by his iPhone 5S. Until...

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Friends don't let friends smoke (says e-cigarette company)

A new ad for NJoy e-cigarettes treads very close to suggesting that e-cigarettes are somehow healthier than your Marlboros. Yes, it even uses the line "friends don't let friends smoke."

By Jan. 4, 2014

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The making of King Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle

Road Trip 2011: King Ludwig II bankrupted his state of Bavaria by building this fairytale castle, which was still under construction at the time of his mysterious death at age 41.

By Jun. 14, 2011

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Regular text messaging could help smokers quit

In two related studies, researchers find that text messaging could be an ideal means of delivering momentary interventions in the lives of smokers trying to quit.

By Mar. 8, 2011

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Outlook for PC shipments gets even bleaker

IDC expects worldwide PC shipments to plunge by 10 percent in 2013, partly due to a PC market decline but also to further expansion in tablet and smartphone sales.

By Aug. 29, 2013

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Viggle, GetGlue terminate plans to merge

The social TV apps have split amicably, or so they say. GetGlue is walking away with a $500,000 break-up check.

By Jan. 14, 2013

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Diving for Coral-bots to repair the world's dying reefs

A new Kickstarter campaign hopes to fund autonomous underwater robots that will navigate the depths to repair threatened coral reefs.

By Apr. 17, 2013