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Shots - Health Blog
2:03 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

When Does An App Need FDA's Blessing?

Pedometer, an app, keeps track of your steps, distance traveled and calories burned.
Benjamin Morris NPR

Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 6:34 pm

Bernard Farrell obsesses over every bite he eats, every minute of exercise he gets, and everything that stresses him out. And, more than anything else, Farrell obsesses over his blood sugar.

He has to. Farrell, 55, has Type 1 diabetes.

"Pretty much everything affects our blood sugar," says Farrell, of Littleton, Mass.

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All Tech Considered
8:55 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Too Hot? No Cooler Time To Honor The Steve Jobs of A.C.

A series of 1931 newspaper ads touted the latest comfort for rail passengers on the B&O's Columbian line.
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad ad

Originally published on Mon July 2, 2012 12:11 pm

With triple-digit heat across the country and places from Denver (105 degrees) to Farmville, Va. (106), setting or tying all-time record highs, let's set down our lemonades and iced teas long enough to show our appreciation for Willis H. Carrier.

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