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March 1, 2019
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2019 AAPL shareholders meeting: New iPad Pro features, philanthropy controversy, Apple health push

Apple held its annual shareholders meeting today at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park. While Tim Cook expressed excitement as he walked on stage, the meeting quickly saw some controversial topics brought up by a couple of shareholders. The … Continue reading

February 23, 2019
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Apple VP of Health says FDA was ‘very critical’ in Apple Watch clearance, relationship with agency is ‘good’

In an interview published Friday, Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai discussed the company’s newfound interest in health and medicine, suggesting products like Apple Watch Series 4 and the Health app are stepping stones to more advanced devices and … Continue reading

January 29, 2019
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Today at Apple significantly expands with new sessions highlighting design, health, photography, more

Today at Apple is about to change in a big way. Starting soon, Apple Store visitors will be greeted by a whole new set of creative sessions to explore. Apple has collaborated with experts in disciplines ranging from video to … Continue reading

January 23, 2019
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Second-generation AirPods tipped to ship in early 2019 with health tracking features

The second generation of Apple’s AirPods will arrive in the first half of 2019, according to supply chain sources, with the wearable devices expected to include health tracking functionality that will make them more attractive in the overall wearables market. … Continue reading

January 14, 2019
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Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

Apple’s Health Records, the company’s platform for storing and sharing personal health data between patients and caregivers, has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, with a survey revealing the vast majority not only found it … Continue reading

December 8, 2018
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Apple hires CEO of prescription tracking startup Mango Health

Apple has hired the former CEO of medication tracking start-up Mango Health Jason Oberfest, with the employment of the executive potentially indicating Apple wants to move its health and fitness-related efforts into helping users manage their medication. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

November 29, 2018
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Study shows Apple Watch health insurance deals yield substantial increase in exercise

Over the last year, we’ve seen an uptick in the number of health insurance providers offering Apple Watch-based incentives to clients. One of those providers is Vitality Insurance, which recently conducted a study on how much offering tangible rewards can … Continue reading

November 23, 2018
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Apple’s next move in health monitoring and improvement may be sleep monitoring hardware

Apple is interested in improving its Beddit product line and helping its customers get healthier by sleeping better at night by monitoring their movements throughout their slumber, but without the bulk of existing medical monitoring systems, by considering the use … Continue reading

August 30, 2018
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Apple Watch, other wearables increasingly used to manage chronic health conditions, study says

A study of user data pulled from popular health app Cardiogram yields unique insight into usage the patterns of Apple Watch and other wearable products, suggesting devices with advanced biometric monitoring capabilities are seeing increased use in the management of … Continue reading

February 7, 2018
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022: HomePod reviews, iOS 11.3 beta 2, iPhone Battery Health | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got HomePod reviews, changes in iOS 11.3 beta 2, the new Battery Health feature for iPhone, and more. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed … Continue reading

November 20, 2017
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New report shows the extent of Apple’s relationship w/ disgraced health blogger Belle Gibson

Apple once had a close relationship with Belle Gibson, a now-disgraced fitness and health blogger who claimed to have cured her cancer with lifestyle and other wellness improvements. A new report from Australian news site The Age dives deeper into … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

While several wearable companies have exited the market recently, Fitbit is still working on its new smartwatch. According to CEO James Park, the company hopes to release the accessory “ahead of the holiday season.” Park made the announcement in Fitbit’s … Continue reading

July 19, 2017
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Apple puts Nokia health accessories back on sale following end of legal battles

Apple on Wednesday resumed U.S. online sales of Nokia’s iPhone- and iPad- connected health accessories, almost two months after the companies reached a settlement that cleared the way. AppleInsider – Frontpage News