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FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

The EPI Mini out of Singapore collects electrocardiogram readings for up to five people through their fingertips and sends the data via Bluetooth to a designated phone.

By July 9, 2013

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Neil Armstrong's moon walk EKG reading up for auction

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's EKG reading from the moment he first stepped on the moon is going up for auction along with some other interesting space memorabilia, including Buzz Aldrin's space onesie.

By May 6, 2013

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EPI Life: World's first EKG mobile phone

The EPI Life stands out with a built-in electrocardiogram measurement function linked to a 24-hour health concierge service. Unfortunately, it's only available in Asia for now.

By June 16, 2010

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Are heart rate monitors on fitness trackers accurate?

Several fitness trackers, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S5, now boast the ability to measure your heart rate. How do their readings stack up to an EKG? CNET's Sharon Profis, with help from Kaiser Permanente cardiologist Dr. Jon Zaroff, puts the Garmin VivoFit, Withings Pulse O2, Basis Carbon Steel, Samsung Gear Fit, and Samsung Galaxy S5 to the test.

By May 22, 2014

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Android phones get heart-healthy

European researchers are working on a low-power prototype interface that transmits wireless EKG-sensor signals to a mobile device.

By October 14, 2010

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Do wristband heart trackers actually work? A checkup.

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.

By May 22, 2014

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013

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Apple co-founder Woz calls wearables 'a hard sell,' wants bigger screen

Steve "Woz" Wozniak thinks Apple is poised to take wearables to the next level. But unlike smartphones and tablets, wearables may prove a tougher sell to consumers -- including him.

By August 27, 2014

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Bill proposes turning moon sites into national park

House representatives launch a bill to establish the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park on the moon.

By July 10, 2013

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Stress-buster: Microsoft bra battles emotional overeating

A prototype bra from Microsoft researchers uses sensors to follow the wearer's mood with a goal of helping prevent stress-related eating.

By December 2, 2013