Fitting Wellness Into Your Life

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Health Games that Work for Adults

Are you among the 55% of Americans who have turned to video games during the pandemic for distraction, entertainment, or human connection? Last year Among Us was extremely popular in my household. ...
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Artificial Intelligence

Take Control of Your Health and Wellness in Everyday Life

For many of us, it's tempting not to think about our health until something goes wrong, especially when we’re young. In high school my best friend and I often walked to the corner store together t...
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Has a Health App or Wellness Tool Changed Your Life?

Image credits: Top Left - HidrateSpark PRO Water Bottle (, Top Middle - Samsung Family Hub™ 4-Door Flex™ Refrigerator (, Top Right - Apple Watch with Activity Rings (De...
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dental health

Battle of the Brushes: Manual Vs. Electric Toothbrush Comparison

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice per day for two minutes. While most people agree on that recommendation, some folks have strong opinions on whether to use a goo...
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Use a Skin Scan App to Check that Spot

As a Mom and the “Chief Health Officer'' for my family, one of the hardest tasks is triage: figuring out when to see a doctor, merely watch and wait, or just ignore a potential health threat. I hav...
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healthy home

How about a “Magical Sleep Machine” for Your Baby?

One of my baby girls just caught up to my height, yet I remember the exhaustion of having a newborn like yesterday. As a new mom, your body has just been through pregnancy and the colossal achievem...
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Medication Reminders Go Digital

Half of Americans have taken a prescription drug in the last 30 days--including 70% of people over age 40. Most seniors and people with complex health conditions juggle a long list of meds, some pr...
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healthy home

High Tech Ways to Grow Healthy with Plants

Houseplants are healthy. Research shows they can help people recover faster from surgery and use fewer medications, improve indoor air quality, & reduce stress & improve your mood. The popu...
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activity trackers

Measure What You Want to Manage

One of the best things about using technology for health is that you can use sensors and devices to make the “invisible” visible. Above are my actual “activity” rings for today as recorded by my Ap...