Category: health apps

A watch is no longer a watch. It is a wrist-mounted health and fitness monitor for a large and increasing population. Indeed, one in six consumers in the United States now uses a smartwatch or fitness band.  Watches can do much more than watching. The accuracy of these devices is variable, depending on a variety of factors […]

You can measure almost every health metric on your wrist these days. And many Americans do.  One in six consumers in the United States now uses a smartwatch or fitness band. Footsteps, heart beats, and even ECG monitors are now integrated into wearables. If you are looking to wearables to help you relieve stress or achieve […]

E-health is the promise and the epidemic of this Century. Health is the second most frequently searched term in Google, resulting in 57% of the more than two trillion searches in 2016. Currently, there are more than 300,000 health apps listed on the Internet. Block quote: WHO and NIH should publish an inventory of toxic health apps. Quantity […]