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The Ovulation App, Military Subcontractors, Obamacare Tech Help: August 9


The Ovulation App, Military Subcontractors, Obamacare Tech Help: August 9

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Entrepreneurs are more likely to eat healthy meals and exercise than other U.S. workers. They also carry more stress and are less likely to have health insurance, writes Sophie Egan. [New York Times]

The U.S. gives more that $1 billion in military aid to Egypt each year, reports Julia Simon. Egypt may not need the arms, but the American small businesses that make parts for tanks and fighter jets need the contracts. [NPR]

The quantified-self movement has finally reached America’s ovaries with Glow, a fertility-tracking app from PayPal (EBAY) co-founder Max Levchin, writes Kelly Faircloth. [Betabeat]

Hospitals aiming to avoid penalties under the Affordable Care Act for high readmission rates are turning to tech startups for help with post-discharge care, writes Sarah E. Needleman. [Wall Street Journal]

Sam Grobart interviewed Warby Parker cofounder Neil Blumenthal—who likes shopping, design, and strawberry ice cream (video). [Bloomberg Businessweek]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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