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October 11, 2013

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by Rite Aid, has wrapped up its sixth cross-country journey, bringing free skin cancer screenings and prevention information to communities across America.

January 8, 2013

iHealth Labs on Monday unveiled two new additions to its suite of devices — the iHealth Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System and iHealth Pulse Oximeter — at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

August 3, 2012

Philosys is seeking regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its blood-glucose monitoring system.

April 20, 2012

Regulators have approved a new blood-glucose monitoring system made by Bayer HealthCare, the company said.

February 14, 2012

A provider of mobile health solutions has introduced a free application that synchronizes with a wireless blood-glucose meter.

January 13, 2012

MagnaCare, a health plan management company, on Thursday announced its partnership with Telcare on that company's new wireless-enabled blood glucose meter.

December 14, 2011

Nonin Medical on Monday announced that its GO2 Personal Finger Pulse Oximeter was featured on "The Balancing Act" program on Lifetime Television on Dec. 13.

December 8, 2011

According to a report published Wednesday on the site of MobiHealthNews, the Food and Drug Administration has approved an iPhone glucose meter called AgaMatrix Nugget from Sanofi.

November 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a professional glucose monitoring system made by Medtronic, the company said.

November 11, 2011

A new app for the iPhone allows users to keep track of their blood-sugar levels on a daily basis, according to published reports.

November 11, 2011

Scientists are reporting development and successful laboratory testing of an electrochemical sensor device that has the potential to measure blood-sugar levels from tears instead of blood — an advance that could save diabetes patients the discomfort of pricking their fingers for droplets of blood used in traditional blood-sugar tests.

September 15, 2011

LifeScan on Thursday kicked off the global launch of its new blood-glucose monitoring device specifically designed to make self-monitoring simple.

July 14, 2011

The Colon Cancer Alliance’s Denver Undy 5000 5K run held at City Park last month had more than 1,300 people wearing underwear, boxer shorts or silly costumes helping to bring greater awareness to colon cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

June 26, 2011

Nipro Diagnostics is building around its co-branded blood-glucose meter with a line of glucose-control products, including its TruePlus glucose shot.

June 2, 2011

To celebrate Men's Health Month, Sam's Club is offering free men's health screening tests this weekend at select stores, which will be sponsored by Unilever brands, including Dove Men's deodorant and body wash.

April 25, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens. Pictured here at a store just outside of Baltimore, customers can hold and feel the individual monitors and review individual bullet points as part of this pull-box display. Located just outside the pharmacy waiting area, the display also is ideal for quick and easy pharmacist recommendations. 


March 2, 2011

Dulcolax has teamed up with the Colon Cancer Alliance and American fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo to encourage men and women to be proactive about their colon health by getting a colonoscopy.

January 31, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens.

August 18, 2010

UnitedHealthcare and Affiliated Associations of America on Thursday announced that complimentary at-home health screening kits...

February 28, 2010

As many baby boomers become caregivers, retail pharmacy has responded with a greater focus on durable medical equipment; Carex Health Brands has revamped its online presence at Carex.com in an effort to appeal to more caregivers; and complete wireless management of health conditions through such products as blood glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, weight scales and pedometers moved on step closer to reality at the beginning of the year with the Continua Health Alliance's announcement of its first end-to-end connected health solution based on the Continua architecture.

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