Smart Frames Enforce Good Posture [video]

Smart Frames Enforce Good Posture [video]

Personal computers and mobile devices have enriched and empowered our lives in many ways. For many of us, however (raising my hand), all that goodness has come at the cost of healthy posture. “Text neck” is the common term for what my doctors call...
Smartwatch for Seniors Calls for Help

Smartwatch for Seniors Calls for Help

You are probably aware of the late night television commercials in which an elderly person is on the floor, calling “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” This is the rallying cry of the personal emergency response system (PERS) companies, who...
Smartphone App Helps Avoid Opioid Relapse

Smartphone App Helps Avoid Opioid Relapse

The opioid addiction epidemic crosses all demographic groups and all geographic regions in the U.S. according to the CDC. Exploring interventions in any form to help stem and hopefully reverse this deadly tide, public and private agencies, universities, and companies...
Blue Cross Blue Shield Partners with Fitbit

Blue Cross Blue Shield Partners with Fitbit

Approximately 40% of American adults are obese; according to the CDC’s latest figures this adds $140 billion in healthcare costs each year. You can bet that the insurance industry would like to see a turnaround in these figures. Long-term adherence to fitness...