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The strategy of using cell phones and texts to nudge people toward healthier decisions makes a lot of sense. But as L.A. Times' Eryn Brown discovered in reporting her series on "m-health," the promise of these programs is still far ahead of the reality.

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Contributing editor William Heisel shares a few of his favorite health stories from the past year in the second of two posts.

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Contributing editor William Heisel shares a few of his favorite health stories from the past year in the first of two posts.

Picture of Eryn Brown

We all love firing up our cellphones to write a text or a tweet, or maybe to engage in a quick game of Candy Crush.  But could we turn to the tiny glowing screens to get healthier, too?

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