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Silicon Valley struggles to speak FDA’s language
San Francisco Chronicle

From Apple’s new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar — Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently expressed his frustration with the complex web of rules that govern the field.

“Health is just so heavily regulated,” Brin told industry executives in July. “It’s just a painful business to be in.”

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