Participants Wanted for COVID-19 Wearables Study

Participants Wanted for COVID-19 Wearables Study

Stanford Medicine’s Stanford Healthcare Innovation Lab (SHIL) is enrolling volunteers for its first feature investigation: the COVID-19 Wearables Study. The purpose of the study is to determine whether data from wearables such as Apple Watch and Fitbit can...
Can Wrapping Yourself with Copper Resist Disease?

Can Wrapping Yourself with Copper Resist Disease?

My paternal grandfather was a farmer in Maine with a sixth-grade education. He wore copper bracelets because he swore they helped cut his arthritis pain. A 2013 study in the U.K. published in PLOS ONE found no “meaningful therapeutic effect,” other than...
Smart Face Shield Improves Workplace PPE

Smart Face Shield Improves Workplace PPE

As Americans begin returning to work, employers may consider investing in personal protective equipment (PPE) to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the job. A new “tap and track” smart face shield by GTX could reduce concerns about the safety of...