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Livongo, Cedars-Sinai double down on voice tech

Brief Published March 1, 2019 Dive Brief: Chronic conditions platform Livongo on Thursday debuted a voice-enabled hypertension tool powered by Amazon Lex and Amazon Polly. The new tool, called “Cuff to Cloud,” lets users of Livongo’s voice-supported cellular blood pressure monitoring system upload blood pressure readings to the company’s AI+AI engine and receive a personalized voice “health… Read More »

Double the risk of death! The problem with headline health statistics

By Tom Chivers How should scientists and journalists report risk? The way in which a statistic is presented can entirely change how alarming it sounds. And too often, both newspapers and scientific journals choose the most alarming, but least informative, way. For instance, according to a widely reported study published in the BMJ this month, if… Read More »