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health

Technology is becoming increasingly user-friendly and consumer-driven. Small health gadgets are accessible to almost anyone, allowing consumers to monitor their own health. Indeed, you don’t even have to be a health care professional to monitor your own vitals, or increase the intensity of your work out.

You can use any number of creative gadgets to monitor your health, remind you to engage in healthy behaviors, and helping you know when to adjust your habits. Some of these gadgets are even quite affordable, making it possible for someone with almost any salary to use high technology to improve health. Here are 25 healthcare gadgets that can change the world — and your health. [click to continue…]

Massachusetts HealthcareThe debate over universal healthcare is still raging in the United States. There are many different (and often conflicting) viewpoints, from the extremely conservative, to the radically liberal, on what is the best course of action to take. Unfortunately, there is also a significant amount of misinformation surrounding the healthcare debate. This information is especially apparent when it comes to the Massachusetts Healthcare Model. Being the first state to try to institute a universal healthcare policy, both the pros and cons of Massachusetts’ policy have been documented, although sometimes inaccurately. Here is a list of 10 common myths about the Massachusetts Healthcare Model. [click to continue…]

The iPhone is a marvelous piece of technology for a wide variety of reasons. Chief among them is the prevalence of iPhone applications. In today’s busy society, having access to applications that can help you stay healthy while on-the-go is extremely helpful. I’ve come up with a list of 25 free iPhone applications that can help you maintain health by providing you with tools that do everything from counting calories to helping monitor your progress on your daily workout.

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