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This wearable can measure blood alcohol content from a sweat

This wearable can measure blood alcohol content from a sweat

It takes about 45 minutes for ethanol to be transmitted through the skin, so BACtrack Skyn cannot be a real substitute for breathalyzers or blood tests.

Canary Health acquires mental health software maker bLife

Canary Health acquires mental health software maker bLife

Canary will now be able to offer a suite of digital programs for managing chronic conditions including diabetes, heart disease, depression and arthritis.

mPulse gets $725K from CHCF Health Innovation Fund to help Medicaid plans text members

mPulse gets $725K from CHCF Health Innovation Fund to help Medicaid plans text members

The Encino, California-based company is already working with Inland Empire Health Plan to engage its Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

6SensorLabs gets $9.2M for its gluten sensor, rebrands to Nima

6SensorLabs gets $9.2M for its gluten sensor, rebrands to Nima

The company will use the funds to fuel the development and release of food sensors for peanut and milk, R&D on additional proteins and substances…

Noble.MD gets $1.45M for its digital health risk assessment tools

Noble.MD gets $1.45M for its digital health risk assessment tools

The funds will be used to launch two new products, one of which will help patients complete their Medicare Annual Wellness Visits.

Fitbit acquires wearable payments assets from Coin

Fitbit acquires wearable payments assets from Coin

The deal includes key personnel and intellectual property specific to Coin's wearables payment platform, hinting us where Fitbit will be heading next.

Livongo's diabetes management program now available to public employees in Wisconsin

Livongo's diabetes management program now available to public employees in Wisconsin

Livongo combines human support, real-time data, and technology into a diabetes management program that truly engages participants.

Teladoc's chronic condition-focused program launching by year's end

Teladoc's chronic condition-focused program launching by year's end

The company is still deciding whether it's going to be cardiovascular disease or diabetes; this service may not be entirely an in-house production of Teladoc.

Android Wear 2.0 gets automatic activity recognition, Google Fit – health data exchange

Android Wear 2.0 gets automatic activity recognition, Google Fit – health data exchange

Also, the new version of Android Wear supports standalone apps that will be able to run only on the watch, with no need to have a connected smartphone around.

StartUp Health, GE Ventures yet again invite healthcare disruptors

StartUp Health, GE Ventures yet again invite healthcare disruptors

The news comes on the heels of last year's call that was focused on virtual health solutions; currently, 19 companies participate in StartUp Health Academy.

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