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  • Blog Post: Focus on Windows Apps for health: Create a behavioural record for children with autism with ABPathfinder’s Parent Pathway

    This post is part of an occasional series about health-focused apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone. If you’ve developed a health or wellness app on a Windows platform and you’d like to be considered for this series, leave a link to your app in the comments. Raising a child with autism...
  • Blog Post: How to take control of your health by taking control of your health data

    It’s nearly spring – a time of rebirth and renewal. Spring is a great time to clean house and start fresh, to take charge and create healthy new habits. But here’s the thing about fresh starts: They don’t last unless you build in a little accountability. That’s why there’s...
  • Blog Post: My week of quantified self: video

    The week of experimenting with different devices, all tracked and synced with Microsoft HealthVault has been an incredible experience – and don’t forget to check out my learnings post for more on the lessons from the week. But what does an average day look like? How are the devices put...
  • Blog Post: My week of quantified self: day five

    It is the last day of my quantified self week , I’ve been using a pedometer, blood pressure monitor and WiFi scales to keep track of my body data, while tracking all of this in Microsoft’s Health Vault tool. Through using the web dashboard and Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps, it has been...
  • Blog Post: My week of quantified self: day four

    Weight & blood pressure It is the penultimate day of my quantified self challenge, using Health Vault to track data, and following a lazy day yesterday I have made sure to be more active today. Starting with a run just after I woke up, a cycle to work and then a session at the gym, I’ve...
  • Blog Post: My week of quantified self: day three

    Lazy day Day three of my quantified self week with Health Vault is upon me, up until now I’ve been doing great, but after a good couple of sessions at the gym earlier in the week , I’ve had a lazy turn. Last night I managed to get through two(!) movies from the Matrix trilogy (which only...
  • Blog Post: My week of quantified self: day two

    Yesterday (Monday) I started my week by choosing the devices I would use and getting them set up with Health Vault . It actually took a lot less time that I thought it would to set up, so I had plenty of time to get some exercise in. According to my pedometer and Health Vault, I managed 25k steps...
  • Blog Post: My week of quantified self: day one

    Setting Up This week we are featuring daily guest posts by our colleague David Clare who is testing out the benefits of Microsoft HealthVault by monitoring and tracking his fitness levels using the Windows 8 HealthVault app. Below is the first of his daily posts and he will be keeping us up-to...
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