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Look Beyond Pills for Better Sleep

Michael Larson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

While we've all endured the distress of lack of sleep; it's almost too much to bear seeing someone you cherish suffering from a debilitating, unceasing sleep disorder. I know. The medications intended to help my daughter get the deep, restorative sleep she needs wreaked havoc on her body.

Apple Watch: Success or Failure?

Ira Kalb | Posted 08.30.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

While estimated sales of 3.6 million units in the first quarter after its launch would be a success for most products, it may not be for Apple. Apple set the bar very high for itself with the very successful launches of the iPhone and iPad.

Apple Gave A Major Shot In The Arm To Wearable Tech

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology

The market for wearable technology is getting much, much bigger -- and you can thank Apple. A new report released Thursday by the Internati...

How 2016 Presidential Hopefuls Stay Fit On The Campaign Trail

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Scott Walker is counting steps on his FitBit. Jeb Bush swears by the Paleo diet. Bobby Jindal is a "gym rat." With long trav...

Woman Wore A Fitbit During Sex, Got Mansplained By Trolls

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women

A curious Reddit user monitored her heart rate using a Fitbit while she had sex and posted the results online. Naturally, the Internet trolls rolled i...

Employers and Employees Benefit When Organizations Take an Interest in How Well Employees Are Sleeping

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Prueher

Companies should take an active role in how their employees sleep. Many people don't sleep because their children don't sleep or because they overlook how important sleep is to their health and success on the job.

When It Comes To Fitness Trackers, Pretty Is In

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

What once served the sole purpose of tracking steps is now a fashion statement. Yep, the fashionable fitness tracker is on the rise, and for good rea...

How Tech Helped Deliver Wedding Memories To A Bed-Ridden Mother

Mashable | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.03.2015 | Technology

When 29-year-old Samantha Carisch walked down the aisle in Sonoma, California, last month, her heart rate pulsated at 115 bmp -- a range typically as...

The Problem With Fitness Trackers

dailyRx News | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
dailyRx News

Wearable fitness trackers marketed as the next big thing in fitness and tech have swept the nation. But are these wearables actually living up to their hype?

The San Francisco Marathon Turns to Technology to Attract New Runners

Alicia Jessop | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

This isn't your mama's San Francisco Marathon. The sport of running has hit a renaissance in the United States. These days, it's not uncommon for elite level runners to brush elbows alongside first-time marathoners while traversing race courses.

Do Insurance Companies Look at Your Social Media Profiles?

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 07.22.2015 | Technology
NextAdvisor.com

The Internet is a great resource for conducting research and gathering information on almost anything. Today, with the emergence of data tracking devices and social media, this now includes information about people.

You Can’t Say Carly Fiorina Is UnFit To Be President After This Fast-Stepping Video

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.15.2015 | Comedy

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Fitness Tracker Sales Are High, But So Are Abandonment Rates

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) -- Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on t...

How Data From Wearable Tech Can Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law

Alexander Howard | Posted 07.03.2015 | Technology
Alexander Howard

When wearable computers can disprove what someone told police, you know you're living in a future that has arrived sooner than expected. According to LancasterOnline, a woman in Pennsylvania has been charged with knowingly filing a false report after forensic evidence and the data from her Fitbit undermined her claim of rape. This case should catalyze a national discussion about when and how suspects can or should disclose data from a wearable computing device.

Good News For Fitbit Users

Reuters | Kathryn Doyle | Posted 06.19.2015 | Fifty

Postmenopausal women who are given an activity level goal for the week end up getting more activity when using a Fitbit than a traditional pedometer, ...

There's A Wearable Device That May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Worried about getting a sunburn? Swap your Fitbit for June. June is a wearable device that looks like a jeweled bracelet and bills itself as a "bea...

Managing Your Time with Technology

Posted 06.03.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

How to Conserve Battery Life on Your iPhone

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

The Best Apps to Track Your Health

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

3 Tips to Help You Unplug from Technology

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

Good Alternatives to the iPhone

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

Top Tech Tips for New Users

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

What is the "Cloud" and What Does it Do?

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

The Best Affordable Laptops for Students

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...

How Technology is Affecting Families

Posted 06.01.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stop by Mondays with Marlo to talk about all the latest technology and gadge...