Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.
Reenacting "Back to the Future" in real time on Twitter, an app that proves you're free of STDs, a bike lock that puts a hit out on would-be thieves, and a mysterious barge in the Bay Area that may soon house a floating Google Glass store.
New Mexico joins North Carolina in offering up a free texting service where health experts respond to sex-related questions within 24 hours.
An app called STD Triage allows you to photograph your fears and have them checked by a dermatologist within 24 hours.
No, it's not a check-in app for orgy-goers. It's part of an effort by one Planned Parenthood chapter to hook up with members of the social-media generation.
Computer scientists feed 2 billion public tweets into computers, filter out the 1.5 million that mention health issues, and uncover patterns about the flu, allergies, cancer, insomnia, depression, and more.
After a suspected database leak, a site called PornWikiLeaks offers the real names of porn performers. Some speculate the site is also prepared to reveal their STD status.
As rates of STDs among young people in the UK continue to rise every year, health officials are developing a computer chip that can diagnose herpes, chlamydia, and more--within minutes.
Google is giving you free Wi-Fi for the holidays, the RockMelt browser means you never have to leave your social networks again, and your phone will soon be able to tell if you have Chlamydia.
Director of public health in Teesside region blames social-networking sites for offering a new way to meet for casual sex, hence causing a rise in cases of the STD.