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Is Technology Good or Bad for Mental Health?

Some people suggest that the web’s most popular tools may be causing us more harm than good and that those technologies are taking a toll on the mental and physical well-being of millions of Americans. But what about the demonstrable good that comes from the use of digital mental health and other technologies?
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Data Tracking: The Future of Healthcare?

Big data tracking of millions of people holds the promise of inspiring new ways to approach prevention. However, it also has the potential of wreaking havoc on the lives of the very people it was designed to help.
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Chemo Got You Down? There’s an App for That

The chemoWave app was created by people with cancer for people with cancer to help take control during the chemotherapy journey.
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Big Data’s Promise for Potential in Healthcare

Over the next 5-10 years, the synergy between data analytics and technology will continue to expand leading to greatly improved healthcare around the world.
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Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TedMed Hive

TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
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These 6 Next-Gen AI Tools are Revolutionizing Healthcare

Here are 6 AI-based healthcare tools that are effectively playing a suggestion-making role that enhances human efforts. It remains to be seen if such tools will play a decision-making role in the future.
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Why Digital Healthcare Can Never Replace Doctors

Digital healthcare won't replace the doctor-patient relationship because caring hands and listening ears can be medicine in and of themselves.

Food in the Future: Medicine, Connection and Information

The 2017 Future Food-Tech Summit in New York prompted attendees to think of food in whole new ways: Food as Connection, Food as Medicine, and Food as Information.

There’s Still So Much We Don’t Know About Health Tech

We are already seeing benefits as well as downsides of new medical technology such as A.I, IoT, and CRISPR, but there is still so much we don't know.

Tips to Relieve Stress When Caring for an Elder

Caring for an elder can be hard work and stressful, but human and digital help are available to help out. You don't have to go it alone.

Smart Home Tech That Will Make Life Better for the Elderly

Smart home tech devices, such as smart thermostats, lights, doorbells, and monitors, can make life safer and easier for today's seniors and can help them age in place.

Wearables Aren’t Lifesavers, And They Don’t Need To Be

If wearables give providers and patients another way to communicate, engage, and learn from one another, they will advance patient education and be a welcome addition to the continuum of care.