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5 Reasons Why Caregivers Aren't More Engaged With Technology

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.24.2016 | Fifty

AARP puts the number of unpaid family caregivers who care for an older and sicker person at 40 million. And not surprisingly, 71 percent of those care...

New 'E-Skin' Technology Can Light Up Your Skin Like A Neon Sign

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Researchers at the University of Tokyo are taking wearable tech to a whole new level. They're creating a luminescent, superthin synthetic material the...

The Surprising Reason You Can't Stop Checking Facebook

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.10.2016 | Technology

Do you struggle to resist the siren song of that little red Facebook notification? If so, it could mean that you're sleep-deprived. A new study from r...

Health Tech Startup Theranos Struggles With Blood Test Devices

The Wall Street Journal | Jenny Che | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business

Theranos has struggled behind the scenes to turn the excitement over its technology into reality. At the end of 2014, the lab instrument developed as ...

Peter Singer: 'We Need To Be More Cautious With Our Caution'

The European | Lars Mensel and Max Tholl | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Peter Singer is the world’s most prominent and controversial moral philosopher. He talked with Lars Mensel and Max Tholl about techno-skepticism, tr...

A Surprising Way Your Social Life Could Be Affecting Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Besides being enjoyable, spending time with the people you love comes with a number of health benefits, including reduced stress, increased longevity,...

In My View: African Innovation is Trending

Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais

With medical staff and doctors sometimes unable to communicate efficiently with their patients, innovators are finding ways to use technology to translate medical questions accurately enough for them to provide the correct diagnosis and treatment.

A Field Guide To Anti-Technology Movements, Past And Present

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

"Major anti-technology movements will be active in the U.S. and elsewhere by 2030," Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, predicted back ...

How Technology Is Warping Your Memory

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Take a moment to think about the last time you memorized someone's phone number. Was it way back when, perhaps circa 2001? And when was the last time ...

This Apple Commercial Sums Up Everything That's Wrong With Our Screen-Addicted Culture

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living

When conjuring up the perfect road trip -- windows down, sun shining, hair blowing in the breeze -- chances are, you don't picture yourself clutching ...

How Cell Phone Use Is Destroying Your Kids' Short-Term Memory

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

As we continue our chat, there is visible tension in his jawline and his stare is more vacant. He's suppressing the urge to glance at his phone, but he can't stop himself from thinking about it. He's looking at me, he's responding to what I'm saying, but it's not him. I've already lost him.

How Technology Is Killing Eye Contact

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Pat Christen had an alarming wake-up call one day about the toll that technology was taking on her life -- and her family. "I realized several yea...

Carolyn Gregoire

LOOK: How Your Smartphone Is Harming Your Health | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Are you and your smartphone inseparable? If so, you're not alone -- plenty of research illustrates how increasingly addicted we're becoming to our mob...

How Chelsea Clinton Renews And Recharges (VIDEO)

Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Technology has become a part of nearly every aspect of our lives, meaning less and less of our time is spent away from screens -- most Americans even ...

Can You Get A Physical With A Smart Phone?

Amanda L. Chan | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda L. Chan

If there's one thing I learned from seeing all the great mobile technology being developed at TEDMED, it's that these mobile health applications can not only empower doctors, but patients too. It can help people like me have a better understanding of my own health.

6 Healthy Reasons To Unplug From Technology

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're reading this, you might not know that it's the fourth annual National Day of Unplugging, a day when participants nationwide pledge to spend ...

Is Technology Making Us Fat?

Neil Jordan | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Neil Jordan

As you look to your own list of resolutions this year, consider taking that first step to using technology to take control of your health and gaining a better quality of life.

How Smart Phones and Tablets Are Helping Patients' Health

Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Angela Haupt, U.S. News & World Report Hospitals are embracing devices like iPhones and iPads to improve care and connect with patients. When...