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illness

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Amazon Prime Music is cool, but for now I'll stick with Spotify

Commentary: Amazon has launched its own music streaming service, but Crave's Eric Mack finds it doesn't quite stack up to Spotify, at least not yet.

By June 12, 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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Sure I'll clean my room: Apps to motivate children

If you’ve ever had a stubborn child refuse to do his or her chores, this Tech Minute is for you. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two websites that can help motivate children to complete their tasks by offering various rewards as incentive.

By May 8, 2014

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Sickweather tracks then alerts you of nearby illnesses

This one is definitely filed under "there's an app for that."

By November 29, 2013

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Disabled tortoise gets a Lego 'wheelchair'

A little tortoise with a metabolic bone disease has had mobility returned thanks to a Lego rig glued to his shell.

By December 9, 2014

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013

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Mystery of missing Texas brains appears solved (no zombies involved)

A gaggle of brains have gone missing from a psychology lab in Austin, Texas, over the years. But the University of Texas offers up an explanation: the brains were properly disposed of.

By December 3, 2014

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Combat holiday stress with Buddhify 2 for Android, iOS

One of the best mindfulness-meditation apps gets better with more content and, finally, a new Android version.

By December 1, 2014

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Science definitively proves that kissing is gross

When we kiss, we're not only sharing a passionate embrace with our lover, but also around several million bacteria. Here's why that might not be such a bad thing.

By November 17, 2014

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App's novel approach to mood disorders: Real-world rewards

A computer consultant with bipolar disorder helps develop a free app that lets others with similar conditions track their mood and behavior -- and earn rewards like gift cards for doing it.

By November 4, 2014