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HealthTap’s social network of 5,000 doctors is ready to give free advice

It’s fair to raise an eyebrow when a social network for healthcare comes along, but this network just might make you raise both eyebrows in surprise: HealthTap has created a healthcare social network with more than 5,000 real-live doctors to answer patient questions. Not peers, not “experts” and not brands. Health questions aren’t posted for the world to see or comment on. This is a private network between a patient and thousands of doctors.

Lantos 3D ear mapping: much cooler than you think

A technology originally invented for scanning the inside of your mouth might lead to better-fitting earbuds and hearing aids, thanks to Lantos, which just announced a new chief executive, Jeffrey C. Leathe, along with a $4.1 million second round of funding.