Will Big Brother Count Your Steps?

Will Big Brother Count Your Steps?

A recent article in Forbes raises an interesting question; under what circumstances would you be willing to let your employer or insurance company have access to your personal fitness tracker data? This is no longer a hypothetical question, as large, self-insured...
FDA Approval for Over-the-Counter Pain Management

FDA Approval for Over-the-Counter Pain Management

You can buy wearable devices to monitor your heart rate, track your location, count your steps, and much more, but now you can also buy a wearable device that can help manage some types of pain. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a device from...
Writing Braille with Gloves On

Writing Braille with Gloves On

About 40 million people worldwide are blind, yet only one in 10 learn to read and write Braille. Writing Braille typically requires a specialize keyboard that uses “chording.” This means that users press two or more keys at the same time, in much the same...
Quick Help for Heart Attacks

Quick Help for Heart Attacks

Are you experiencing familiar chest pains? If you’ve already had a heart attack, chances are that your cardiologist has stressed the importance of getting to a hospital as quickly as possible if you think you’re having another attack. But where’s the...
The Ladies Step Up

The Ladies Step Up

Flurry is a company that helps business tap mobile markets through apps and ads. As a result, they have access to a lot of data. Recently, they mined this data to look for trends in the health and fitness category. After all, this is one area that has been pegged to...