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smartphone

Going beyond the step count

Today's wearable tech tracks everything from sleep patterns to calories burned. But are devices created equal?

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

More screen time ups kids’ odds for nearsightedness

Give young eyes a break by encouraging outdoor time and other activities.

Study: ‘Phantom’ phone vibrations affect 9 in 10

Constantly checking your phone can heighten stress and lower productivity—especially if you're a young person.

Smartphone’s next life: Heartphone?

Using readily available tech to track a person's physical activity is cheaper and more reliable that conventional methods.

At the touch of a button

Patients can manage health services and visit doctors from their phones and computers.

Better lung cancer survival? There’s an app for that

Study found tracking symptoms, alerting doctors to trouble led to longevity.

‘Easy to use and tremendously helpful’

A new group of seizure-tracking apps are making the lives of doctors and epilepsy patients better.

Even your bed may get smarter

New high-tech ways to connect patients and doctors loom in the not-so-distant future.

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