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Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses

 verbaska_studio | Getty Images The first generation of wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, were aimed at helping generally healthy people track their physical activity. Now, the medical industry is looking for ways to use smart gadgets to monitor patients with chronic illnesses. Keeping track of patients after they go home is increasingly important… Read More »

First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported Friday. In addition, the number of reported cases of people who have used e-cigarettes or vaped and have been hospitalized with respiratory symptoms… Read More »

5 Ways To Stay Productive Whilst Working From Home

As enviable as working from home may sound, it’s not all comfy-clothes-wearing, coffee-in-bed-sipping, shutting-down-work-early fun and games. In fact, studies show that remote workers often log longer hours and report higher levels of stress than their office-going counterparts. Ouuuchhh. If you know, you know. While you get to forgo the time-eating distractions of well-meaning coworkers,… Read More »