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The Power Of Purpose: How Kinsa Is Tackling Illness in Real Time With Innovative Technology

Inder Singh, Founder of Kinsa Kinsa Kinsa is an innovative San Francisco-based start-up (backed by Kleiner Perkins, First Mark Capital and Founder Collective) creating a real-time health map by leveraging its smart thermometers to get a sense of where people are experiencing the flu (using anonymous data). Their “illness signal” beats the CDC on timing by weeks and… Read More »

How to tell if contractions are real

Real contractions follow a consistent pattern, while Braxton-Hicks contractions vary in duration and frequency. Braxton-Hicks contractions also tend to be less painful and usually only cause discomfort in the front of the abdomen. Braxton-Hicks contractions simulate real contractions to prepare the body for labor. However, they do not lead to labor. Real contractions only occur… Read More »