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Agriculture Could Go Coastal with Sealeaf Floating Farms

As the global population rises, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to feed everyone – particularly in dense urban environments. Innovation Design …

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By Tracking Sugar In Tears, Contact Lens Offers Hope For Diabetics

<b>Listen · 4:44</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>The latest project from Google X is a smart contact lens, a tiny, flexible computer capable of monitoring glucose levels in tears. Researchers at Google are hopeful that one day this technology might be used to help diabetes patients better control …

In North Carolina, Workarounds Help The Poor Find Health Coverage

In the mountains of western North Carolina, Julia Buckner spends hours driving around what she calls God's country.<p>Buckner is a health navigator. Her job — and her passion — is to help the rural residents of some of the poorest counties in North Carolina sign up for coverage through the Affordable …

From Physician Burnout to Mindful M.D.

<b>I didn't know that the symptoms I was suffering had a diagnosis of physician burnout.</b> I just internalized the symptoms of emotional exhaustion and a low sense of personal accomplishment. I was depersonalizing patient relationships without realizing it, and I thought my problem was that I was a …

LIVE: Chat About the Best Tech for Health and Wellness

Technology seems to take us away from "active" activities like sports for recreation instead of video games or just walking around a physical store …

It's As 'Easy' As 3-4-50: San Diego Works To Change Its Culture, Improve Its Health -- And Live Well

<b>Profiles in Innovation: part two in a series</b><p><i>Across the country, health providers and public health leaders are developing cutting-edge ways to address the underlying conditions that play a huge role in determining the health of a community and its residents. This is part two of Profiles in</i> …

Steward Health Care Unveils Health Stations and Walking Paths in Three Terminals at Logan Airport

<b>BOSTON, MA, November 27, 2013</b> – Today, Steward Health Care System (Steward) announced a yearlong sponsorship of an innovative health and wellness …