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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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Woman sues plastic surgeon for posting images of 'cocaine nose'

Plaintiff says she reasonably expected privacy when she went to get her nose fixed. Instead, it was allegedly put online.

By July 30, 2014

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How a 4 million-year-old fist fight may have formed your face

Humankind's ancestors were boxing clever, according to new research suggesting the male face evolved to protect itself when fists began flying.

By June 9, 2014

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iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By May 28, 2014

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Leaping lightsabers! Sweat to the Force with a Jedi workout

Ready for Help Me Obi-wan Kenobi You're My Only Hope Squats? Downsize Fitness develops a Jedi workout to get "Star Wars" fans fit for May the 4th.

By May 2, 2014

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Facebook's Oculus vision: Fact or fiction?

With the purchase of Oculus, Mark Zuckerberg is predicting that VR will usher in the next era of social networking, but as developers try to build these experiences, experts remain skeptical.

By March 28, 2014

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Take-home test may detect early signs of Alzheimer's

Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.

By January 14, 2014

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Google-like data bank of kids' brain scans could aid docs

The goal of the cloud-computing project is to let physicians and radiologists "google" a brain scan to find patients with similar abnormalities, review their anonymous medical records, and improve both diagnosis and treatment.

By January 9, 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By January 10, 2014

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Kinsa wants to take temperature of you and everyone you know

The gadget's creator has far more on his mind than whether you're above 98.6 -- he wants to revolutionize the thermometer by getting it to read the "health weather" of a community.

By January 6, 2014