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FTC targets online children's game for deceptive mental health claims

The Federal Trade Commission last week settled charges against a Texas game vendor allegedly making unsubstantiated claims that its software improved children's memory, behavior and focus, and helped those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

FDA green lights mHealth apps for glucose data sharing

The first set of mobile apps for diabetics looking to share data collected by continuous glucose monitors can head to market thanks to a green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Red Cross, Pediatric Academy tools top list of best mHealth apps

The American Red Cross' First Aid mobile app, and KidsDoc--an app created by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Self Care Decisions--lead the way when it comes to top health and medical applications, according to a pair of reviews of health apps currently available in the iOS and Android app stores by HealthTap.

Why content plays huge role in promise of mHealth

Mobile healthcare technology offers tremendous promise, but the lack of compelling content for engaging users and humanizing technology experiences means the promise will go unfulfilled, writes Howard Steinberg, an entrepreneur and co-founder of the Westport Innovation HUB, in a guest post at Forbes.

Microsoft's HoloLens may be big advancement in health IT

Microsoft's HoloLens innovation poses extraordinary potential in the healthcare realm, from boosting educational strategies and teaching approaches to simulating complex surgeries and helping surgical teams avoid missteps, according to an article at MedCity News.

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