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The Scoop-Sleep| What Technology Can Do for Health| Brittany Maynard November 3, 2014

Filed under: Corporate — CMI/Compas @ 5:15 pm

How did you sleep last night? Thanks to Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer Susan Dorfman for sharing this article which explains that Highmark will open a retail store “catering to all aspects of sleep” to identify reasons for insomnia and build a sleep plan, all in an effort to improve health among Americans.

The Wall Street Journal reports on what technology can do for health—a discussion between Sue Desmond-Hellmann of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Sam Altman, president of a Silicon Valley technology incubator. The article describes important advancements in healthcare thanks to technology, questions the fascination with startups, and considers AI versus human physician treatment.

An infrared light device locates blood without a single prick to the skin.

If you lose these smart sunglasses, an app will help you find them.

Brittany Maynard, diagnosed in April with terminal brain cancer, ended her own life at home on Saturday under Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act.

– Amanda Kopec Preto, Manager, Strategic Marketing & Corporate Communications


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