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Technology and Schizophrenia: How Smartphones Aid Self-Management and Treatment

How can technology aid the treatment of schizophrenia? Tune into what research says about smartphones and other technology helping people with schizophrenia manage their condition.

By Stephanie Stephens

FDA Encourages Tech Industry, Okays Medical Apps

The FDA, working with digital companies to find new ways to empower consumers to take control of their health, approved two medical apps for the Apple Watch.

By Diane Domina

Mobile App Shows Medical Marijuana Relieves a Variety of Symptoms

Two studies using a mobile app showed that medical marijuana can provide relief from symptoms like chronic pain and insomnia, with few side effects.

By Diane Domina

The Evolution of Birth Control Throughout History

From 3000 B.C. to present day, birth control has come a long way. Here's a health history lesson on how it developed into what it is today.

By Eileen Bailey

Track Treatment Side Effects to Live Longer

Patients who communicated their cancer treatment side effects through an app lived an average of 5 months longer than those who did not.

By Katherine Malmo

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 transf...

By Amanda Page

Choosing Mobility Aids for Multiple Sclerosis

Most people living with MS have some level of difficulty walking. Fortunately, many challenges can be alleviated by choosing from a wide variety of mobility aids.

By Lisa Emrich

Top Apps for Caregiving and Dementia Care to Make Life Easier

Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and they can even help caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia.

By The Candid Caregiver

How Virtual Reality (VR) Can Treat PTSD

VR allows a person to confront reminders of trauma “safely” and deal with those exposures.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Best Apps For Tracking Your Eczema Flare-Ups

If you’re not using a mobile app to track your eczema flare-ups, it’s time to give it a whirl.

By Ashley Wall