New $1 Hearing Device Design for the Masses

New $1 Hearing Device Design for the Masses

Odds are pretty good that anyone reading this article has some hearing damage from loud noise. According to a 2017 CDC report, almost one in four adults who rated their hearing as good to excellent actually had measurable hearing loss. Men in general along with people...
Reduce Workplace Shoulder Injury with New Wearable

Reduce Workplace Shoulder Injury with New Wearable

Recent developments in workplace safety tech include applications that support social distancing at work, personal protection equipment (PPE) appropriate for workplaces, and remote vital sign monitoring. London-based Soter Analytics launched the SoterCoach earlier...
Rolling Clinic Now Combats Opioid Epidemic

Rolling Clinic Now Combats Opioid Epidemic

The opioid addiction epidemic hasn’t paused while the COVID-19 pandemic runs rampant. We’ve written about a variety of tech developments that target addiction. Among the many weapons in the growing treatment arsenal, we wrote about a clinical trial run by...
New App Lets Apple Watch Control Pain Relief

New App Lets Apple Watch Control Pain Relief

We’ve written about Neurometrix Quell pain relief wearable several times. Quell is a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) device available without a prescription to manage leg, foot, and knee pain. Neuronetrix has 15 patents on the Quell technology...
New Senior Cell Phone with Voice Commands

New Senior Cell Phone with Voice Commands

For some seniors, struggling with technology isn’t just frustrating; it also affects their sense of dignity. A few years ago, I witnessed an iPhone bring a senior relative of mine to tears. A woman who earned a Master’s degree in the late 50’s in a field dominated by...