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Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that

Peter Hames Big Health CEO Peter Hames wants people to use his app to treat their insomnia — and then delete it for good. His app, Sleepio, essentially works by leveraging an approach known as cognitive behavioral therapy, which aims to give users the tools to manage their own thought patterns differently and overcome their anxieties.… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »

Watch out, ladies. Alexa wants to make sure you check your breasts

October 31, 2018 Posted By Categories Mary Chris Jaklevic is a reporter-editor at HealthNewsReview.org. She tweets as @mcjaklevic. A British breast cancer awareness group made news by announcing it developed a free app for Amazon’s Alexa virtual voice assistant called “Taking care of your breasts.” A description of the app, available in the U.K., states:… Read More »