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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What to Do with Old Technology

How many old cell phones, laptops, or devices do you have lying around the house? Getting rid of them in a safe way supports your own and your community’s health. E-waste harms the environment Did...
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Bridging the Digital Divide in Healthcare

Digital health can help people improve their health in many ways, from finding information online to managing chronic conditions via wearable devices. Getting online access to your own health recor...
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digital health

Your Guide to Digital Health 101

A woman in Louisiana saved $3,785.32 on her MRI with a little homework. She cancelled her $4,458.00 MRI appointment and signed up for another in her area for $672.68 instead. Did you know that the...
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The Possibilities of Beauty Tech: Virtual Makeup, Skincare & More

What is Beauty Tech, and how does it relate to health? Learn about virtual skin care, virtual make up, and explore the psychology of transforming personal appearance as Lygeia Ricciardi of AdaRose ...
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Technology and Mental Health During COVID

During the COVID pandemic mental health problems and technology use are both unusually high. Does that mean technology is bad for us? Not necessarily, though it is in some ways contributing to our ...
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Keep Houseplants Thriving with a Virtual Plant Doctor

Have you ever killed a plant and felt really bad about it? Years ago (before smartphones!) my uncle Paul gave me a small Juniper bonsai tree for my birthday. I was thrilled! It was magical. But it ...
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Is a Smart Trash Can Smart for You?

The @GeniCan is a smart scanner that reads your trash via a sensor hooked onto your trash can that reads barcodes and prompts you to speak the names of things without them. Why? The main benefit is...
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citizen science

Track & Preserve Nature with Your Phone

For 25 years Journey North has been using “citizen science” to understand, preserve, and protect nature, especially migratory species. Anyone from newbies to scientists can participate, and many sc...