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hygiene

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'Beam Brush' lets you share hygiene data with dentists

The Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, which became available as of last week, is embedded with a sensor to track brushing habits and enable users to send their oral hygiene particulars to dentists.

By January 14, 2013

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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New York health officials track down foodborne illnesses using Yelp

NY's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene uses software to look for words like "sick" and "vomit" in Yelp reviews.

By May 23, 2014

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Zuckerberg's wife on the hoodies: They're clean

On NBC's "Today" show, Priscilla Chan says her husband's hoodies have improved, but there are places she won't let him wear them.

By May 30, 2014

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Spring cleaning: Wipe down your headphones

Cleaning your headphones only takes a few minutes of your time, and is possible with household items.

By April 7, 2014

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Oral-B Smartseries Bluetooth toothbrush brushes up on oral health

Treat your pearly whites right with a Bluetooth toothbrush and app that makes sure you clean your teeth properly, tracks your brushing, and helps you find a dentist.

By February 23, 2014

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Oral-B smart toothbrush will tell you how to brush

This new toothbrush hooks up with a smartphone app to dispense advice on your brushing habits.

By February 20, 2014

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Apple store using sniffers to combat B.O.?

A report says the Apple store in Santa Monica, Calif., has such problems with bad smells that is has sensors to activate ventilation systems. Is this an isolated issue?

By February 1, 2014

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Corning's bacteria-banishing antimicrobial smartphone glass appears at CES 2014 (hands-on)

A common, effective treatment in hospitals is set to make its way over to the smartphone screen.

By January 6, 2014