Tag: health

Tech That Helps With Sleep

By Christine Persaud
Ironically, just as tech might be perpetuating the problem, along with culprits like caffeine consumption, work demands, social commitments, and family dynamics, there’s also tech you can use to help by managing sleep patterns, like activity trackers that let you set bedtime reminders, encouraging more restful sleep, and simply helping you get some ZZZs.

Some Exciting New Innovations in Health Tech

By Christine Persaud
When we think of health tech on a consumer level, the first thing that comes to mind is wearables – activity and fitness trackers that help us keep on top of physical activity, sports, sleep, caloric intake, heart rate, and more. But the category has moved far beyond that.

How Your Smartphone Can Help in an Emergency

By Christine Persaud
The smartphone can actually be a key tool in not only providing a means for you to reach out to first responders in the event of an emergency, but also to provide them with pertinent details when you aren’t in a capacity to do so.

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

by Lee Rickwood
New devices will evaluate your sweat with electric signals that measure and detect things like glucose, lactate, sodium and potassium levels, and the capabilities are but a short step away from tracking a user’s emotional as well as physical health.