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Jul 18, 2016

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Apple Partners with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline for first clinical study

In March last year, Apple unveiled ResearchKit — a medical platform designed to turn the iPhone into a diagnostic tool for clinical trials and studies. Now, Apple has found its first ever partnership with a drug company. British firm GlaxoSmithKline has announced it will be using ResearchKit to...

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Birth Control via App Finds Footing Under Political Radar

A quiet shift is taking place in how women obtain birth control. A growing assortment of new apps and websites now make it possible to get prescription contraceptives without going to the doctor.

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Jul 5, 2016

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Apple pushes organ donor registration for US iPhone users

Apple will give US users the ability to sign up as organ donors on their iPhones as part of its upcoming iOS 10 update. The chief executive, Tim Cook, says he hopes the easy sign-up button in theHealth app will help ease a longstanding donor shortage in the US. Read More

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