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Will a teenager build your next health app?

Chrissy Farr reports that Apple’s CareKit hits GitHub today. Developers can use it to build apps that help track patient health outside the doctor’s office.

Unlike ResearchKit, CareKit is not restricted to medical researchers with special approvals. A teenage coder could use it to build an app to track a chronically-ill parents’ symptoms, like the length of an epileptic seizure or the severity of a hand tremor.

Read more about CareKit’s first apps here.



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