Wear Your Health Records on Your Wrist

Emergency first responders often have to play guessing games. When they are called to the scene of an accident or other incident, they have to make some best-guesses about a subject’s physical condition and other factors. If a patient is unconscious or otherwise...

Health Insurer Gives Free Fitness Bands

In case you had any doubts about the potential for wearable Health Tech devices lowering healthcare costs, consider the new OptimaFit rewards program that Optima Health just introduced. By enrolling in a qualifying personal or family health insurance plan, subscribers...

Health Tech Wearable Tackles Air Pollution

Most of the attention on wearable Health Tech devices has been focused on collecting biometric data about the wearer for fitness, health, and medical applications. One group of developers hasĀ turned their attention outward however; they see wearables as way to...

Glucose Tracking Software Adds Fitness Data

Glooko is a company that made a name for itself by developing a universal cable to connect glucose meters to smartphones, to help diabetes patients record, track, and share their blood test results. Last month, the company announced that its software now will also...

CNET Survey Finds Fitness Gifts Popular

In a recent holiday shopping survey, CNET found that fitness wearable devices made it to the top 10 planned gifts this year, jumping up to the fifth place position. They came in right behind small kitchen appliances, which were in fourth place. (The number one gift on...