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June 4, 2013

A New Age in Health Tech: the Scout Tricorder

…to get some real data on how good a job your heart is doing; your respiratory system; etc. That’s about to change. A forward-thinking tech company called Scanadu has developed…

May 25, 2016

How Healthy Are You? A New Study Might Make You Rethink.

and physical health. Having a broken bone since age 45 predicted future health issues. Sensory functioning—good eyesight, hearing, sense of taste—were critical for staying healthy. That doesn’t mean you have…

April 7, 2014

Eric Topol on the Health Revolution

…academic officer at Scripps Health and co-founder of the West Health Institute, Topol is busy boosting our involvement as patients in our own healthcare through wireless health innovations, such as…

June 20, 2018

More reasons to get tech savvy

plenty of good reasons to make sure they’re up to date on the latest technology. The good news? It doesn’t have to be difficult. Scott Moody, who’s been developing technology…

October 2, 2019

Boost Brain Health

Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, play and maintain an active mind. According to the American Heart Association, failing brain health is a public health epidemic that could…

March 3, 2017

What’s Next in Health Technology

they’re poised to revolutionize healthcare—and with it, aging. Here’s a sampling of what’s coming up very soon and down the road. Get Ready These health tech devices are already here…

February 28, 2014

Oh Brother: A Plea for Senior Friendly Tech Support

Last week, Erica on a hunt for cheap and free ebooks – read about it! This week, she’s on a rant about tech support…   A few weeks ago, I…

December 23, 2016

These Tech Products Might Make a Difference for Seniors   

fault really lies with the tech community. The fact is, many tech devices are frustrating for anyone who came of age in a pre-digital world, and most fail to meet…

May 16, 2014

Health Gadgets I Didn’t Know I Needed

…she’s looking at the best new and soon to come products in health tech for the 50-plus crowd.   As a lifelong gadget freak I was in heaven at the…

February 10, 2017

Doctor House Calls Are the Next Big Thing

…Medicare may cover telehealth services for people with certain chronic conditions that need regular follow-up. In addition to primary care for minor health complaints, several telehealth services now include behavioral…

February 26, 2013

Can You Believe the Health News?

health advice, symptoms, or a medical “breakthrough,” head for reliable sources: The National Institutes of Health The MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The American Cancer…

April 10, 2013

Seven Health Myths

…about health are (still) true and which aren’t? Here are seven myths, and what health experts are saying about them now. 1. Eggs Hurt Your Heart For years, we’ve been…

September 8, 2016

This Study Needs You

or drink, and other minutia of their lifestyles, as well as their genetic information, and then to undergo health tests at regular intervals. According to the National Institutes of Health,…

May 1, 2019

Four Fast Answers about toxins

…time, environmental health researchers are studying how the “exposome”- the combination of all chemical, social, and nutritional factors – impacts health and disease throughout life. Who are most vulnerable to…

April 26, 2013

Top 8 eHealth Resources

…Ages. From mobile apps to content-rich websites, electronic health resources and tools can improve your health literacy, keeping you empowered and helping you to stay healthier. Here’s a list of…