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How Apple Watches Could Detect a Stroke

May 25 The watch currently has a basic heart rate sensor to monitor a wearer's pulse during exercise, but what if it could do more?

Global Ransomware Attack Is Much Bigger Than It First Appeared

May 12 A dozen countries were hit in a cyberattack Friday. Such attacks have increased by more than 500 percent in recent years

HHS’ Cyber Threat Center Comes Out of Beta Soon

May 12 The center will share threat information for small doctors offices to the largest pharmaceutical companies, and health care organizations in between.

Robot Exoskeletons Are Finally Here, And They’re Nothing Like the Suits From 'Iron Man'

May 2 After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market.

HHS Secretary: Doctors Should Deal With Patients, Not Computers

May 1 The agency should set standards for health IT so doctors don’t need to fiddle with electronic medical records, Tom Price says.

The Rise of the Health Care Robots

April 28 The robots are coming and they want you to get well soon. 

HHS Data Gurus Are Saving Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

April 25 HHS data modelers are finding fraud in Medicare data and partnering with law enforcement agents to stop it.

Can Scientific Discovery Be Automated?

April 25 Progress in the sciences can only move as fast as humans can think—outsourcing to AI could change that.

Artificial Intelligence Could Build New Drugs Faster Than Any Human Team

April 20 Startup Atomwise has built a system which attempts to generate potential drugs for diseases like Ebola and multiple sclerosis.

Facebook Can’t Escape Mounting Evidence It’s Making People Miserable

April 13 A new study adds to the growing body of research on the fallout of our socializing online.