Health 2.0

Review: Craving to Quit by goBlue Labs


Trying to quit smoking? In this post, we review the beta version of a new product which uses a combination of neuroscience, mediation, and technology to help you change your life. goBlue Labs' Craving To Quit app is part of "a 21 day smoking cessation program"which clinical research has shown "yielded a 36% quit rate that largely persisted 4 months later (31%)." That's a significantly better chance of breaking your habit. Learn more about the product, and how you can become a beta tester.

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Red Ox Advances to CleanTech Open Global Finals

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On Tuesday, October 9, New Haven-based Red Ox Systems became one of four regional finalists in the Northeast Regional CleanTech Open.  In addition to winning $30,000 in prizes, the team is moving on to compete in the CleanTech Open Global Forum in San Jose, California on November 8 & 9, 2012. There, they will compete for $250,000 in prizes. Red Ox, ...

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Entrepreneur Profile: Shana Schneider, FITWEEK


Fitness is an important part of any lifestyle. What most don't know is that pursuing a fit and healthy lifestyle doesn't have to be difficult, an inconvenience, or a challenge that you face alone. This month, we feature an interview with entrepreneur Shana Schneider of FitWeek. Her venture is working to connect individuals interested in starting their wellness journey with fitness options in their own city or town. The first FitWeek will be launch in New Haven this Fall, with special events and free demo sessions in everything from Zumba, to Pilates, and even Salsa dancing.

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