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Back-to-School 2020 Checklist Part 2: Safety, Health, & Wellness Gear

By Christine Persaud
In the first part of this feature, we covered the tech essentials you need for heading back to school, including a computer, printer, smartphone, and software. But this year, there’s a whole other category of gear that students will need. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, products that will help keep students safe and in good health are essential.

Health Tech for an Aging Population

By Christine Persaud
While we like to think of emerging technology as being for the new generation – those early adopters who are quick to jump on the latest and great innovations – the truth is that we live in a rapidly aging population.

Healthcare by Smartphone in British Columbia

By Yasmin Ranade
British Columbians will be the first to get access to one-on-one video consultation with physicians, allowing them to speak directly and privately with a BC-licensed family doctor. What’s more, this video consultation will be covered by the patient’s BC provincial Medical Services Plan (MSP).

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.