13 Apps You Need to Know About
In our fast-paced lives it can be tough to find time to research diet choices, meet with a personal trainer, and even maintain a normal sleep schedule. Luckily, technology is finding ways to help us with clever, easy-to-use apps for smartphones and tablets. Here are some of the most popular health apps that you should know about.
This app is designed for clinicians to monitor patients remotely, eliminating delays in clinical assessment and treatment. Using the app, they can check on patients' vitals, cardiac waveforms, medications, lab results, allergies etc. seconds after they're recorded.
Price: Free – For clinicians only
Available for the iPhone and iPad
9 Ways Social Media is Impacting Teens
A Common Sense Media Poll found that half of American teens log onto their favorite social media platform at least once a day, while 22 percent do so at least 10 times a day. Given this, many teens and tweens primarily interact via social media rather than by hanging out face-to-face with friends. While this demonstrates a major shift in youth interaction habits, social media has likely also altered the development of young people. Here are some ways social media is impacting the mental health of teens both positively and negatively.
9 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Affecting the Medical Field
Robotic science has always been a basis for Hollywood entertainment, Sci-Fi novels and childhood fantasies. Artificial intelligence isn’t a new concept, and while the technology hasn’t advanced to Spielbergian expectations, AI is being used to transform manufacturing, education, business, and even the health care industry. Take a look at some of the ways that AI is improving medicine.
— Last Modified: 03/15/2013, First Published: 06/20/2012