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By Aditi Pai May 7, 2014
Palo Alto, California-based Kurbo Health, which is developing a mobile-enabled program aimed at preventing childhood obesity, announced that it plans to monetize the program as a subscription-based service that will help teach kids and their families to eat healthier. The company made the announcement at a recent TechCrunch event. The company has raised $1.8 million in seed funding to date from...
By Brian Dolan March 18, 2013
This week Nike announced the 10 startups that would enter the first Nike+ Accelerator, which the digital sport company is offering in partnership with accelerator network TechStars. As MobiHealthNews reported in December, Nike sought out startups that can leverage Nike+ technology and data to help people be more active. While Nike+ specifically calls its users “athletes”, the company also...
By Jonah Comstock February 1, 2013
Rewards badges from Zamzee The Health Resources and Services Administration at HHS is working on a new texting initiative, based on the successful public health texting initiative Text4Baby, called TXT4Tots. The department is soliciting via the Federal Registry for ways to distribute their library of text messages designed to promote wellness, nutrition and exercise for parents of children under...

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