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Is This the Health Tracker of the Future?

Researchers are developing a new high-tech health monitoring material that could make keeping tabs on your vitals as easy as getting dressed.

By Lara DeSanto
Senior woman looking at smartwatch technology.

Technology Can Boost Care for Seniors and Offer Caregivers Peace of Mind

How to help their parents understand that technology is not only easy to use but doesn’t have to be intrusive.

By The Candid Caregiver
Front Porch residents using Eversound system for better hearing in group settings.

Wearable Tech Device Helps Aging Adults Hear Better in Groups

See how wearable hearing devices help aging adults in group settings because of background noise.

By Carol Bradley Bursack
Woman using a smartphone app outdoors.

Best Chronic Illness Health Apps of 2017

If you live with a chronic illness, these apps can help you stay on track of your appointments, medications, and symptoms.

By Alice Williams
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Are DNA Ancestry Test Kits Accurate?

It’s hard to turn on a TV today without seeing an ad hawking direct-to-consumer DNA ancestry tests — and I was as curious as anyone. But how accurate are they?

By Nancy Monson