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By Bill Siwicki 01:32 pm September 27, 2016
A prominent MIT healthcare economist explains how Big Data can be misleading, and discusses methods for properly studying such information.
By Jessica Davis 11:35 am September 27, 2016
It also neglects to cover all the elements from the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, according to the new report, which offers five suggestions for protecting electronic health information.
Entreda artificial intelligence cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am September 27, 2016
The platform, called Unify, is designed to deliver continuous cybersecurity policy enforcement and HIPAA compliance for users, networks and devices.
Trump Clinton debate cybersecurity healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 10:03 am September 27, 2016
The candidates discussed a range of issues, traded insults and evoked former President Ronald Reagan. Here’s what they said about healthcare and technology.
By Bernie Monegain 09:25 am September 27, 2016
Two professors call for a rethink on how to treat women in the workplace.

Northern Michigan University has received nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to launch a two-year pilot project designed to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native female college graduates, particularly in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  Northern Michigan University photo

By Bernie Monegain 08:55 am September 27, 2016
Project to focus on making education in science technology, engineering and math accessible to America Indian and Alaska Native Women.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. Source: Gage Skidmore. 

By Bernie Monegain 08:16 am September 27, 2016
Science and technology careers were not discussed at the presidential candidates' first debate, but ScienceDebate.org went to the candidates for answers.
Clinical health apps fitness

Source: Jason A. Howie via Flickr. 

By Jack McCarthy 07:37 am September 27, 2016
Whereas the quantified-self movement attracted significant capital in fitness and wellness, the authors spotted a gradual shift toward increased investment activity in clinically focused categories, notably disease management, remote monitoring and communications.

 “Scientists and engineers power human progress, and STEM education drives these incredibly important careers,” says Emerson Chief Marketing Officer Kathy Button Bell.

By Bernie Monegain 07:33 am September 27, 2016
One-third of respondents didn’t pursue a STEM career because it seemed too hard.
wearables weight loss

Source: Kate Freedman via Wikimedia.

By Jack McCarthy 07:04 am September 27, 2016
Wearable devices, often associated with health and fitness, may not be useful tools for weight loss, according to a new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.  

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