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Cardiio App: Hands-Free Heart Rate Check

Now you can measure your resting heart rate hands-free with Cardiio, a mobile app developed by scientists and engineers at the MIT Media Lab. The technology works by turning your iPhone or iPad into a biosensor that measures how much light your face reflects.  Every time your heart beats, blood is pumped into your face, […]

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Stats of the Union – GE Healthcare’s New iPad App

There is a mountain of American healthcare data, but how can we put it to good use? Stats of the Union is a new iPad application by GE Healthcare, a powerful new tool to bring health data together in an easy-to-navigate map. Users can explore more than 70 health factors at their fingertips– from life expectancy to […]

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HealthMap Visualizes Global Disease Outbreaks

Where in the world is an infectious disease outbreak occurring right now? Is it in your neighborhood? What is the status of potential pandemics in other countries? This information is only a click away at HealthMap, the leading global data visualization for aggregating infectious disease data on an interactive visual map. You can access HealthMap via […]

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How to Use Your iPad Without Neck Pain

Do you have neck pain from using your iPad? A new study at Harvard School of Public Health found it’s best to use your tablet at a high viewing angle on a table because that keeps your neck and head in the most neutral position. In the study lab, tablet users checked emails, surfed the […]

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