Fitness trackers versus medical devices: What’s the difference?

Recent research studies have been calling into question the accuracy of fitness trackers. So when would FDA step in and regulate them as medical devices? It all comes down to the difference between low-risk general wellness devices and medical devices – a distinction covered in an FDA guidance document last year, said Michael Drues, a Boston-based

Target is supporting health and wellness startups: Here’s how

U.S. retail giant Target is taking the initiative to support health startups around the world, with a goal of boosting its wellness product offerings. Target is launching a new program called “Target Takeoff” that helps wellness startups and businesses network, meet mentors and talk about retail. The goal of the program is to “support the