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Experts: Why wearable tech could pose health risks - Fox News

Experts: Why wearable tech could pose health risks - Fox News | Health and technology | Scoop.it
Wearables have arrived. But some doctors and scientists say the latest must-have technology may pose serious health risks to the people wearing them.
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Halting Schizophrenia Before It Starts

Halting Schizophrenia Before It Starts | Health and technology | Scoop.it
Schizophrenia typically starts in the late teens or early 20s. But if you could stop that first psychotic break, could you stop the mental illness in its tracks? Some doctors think so.
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Brainwave technology breakthrough? | Healthcare IT News

Brainwave technology breakthrough? | Healthcare IT News | Health and technology | Scoop.it
In a project that could be a boon for ALS patients, and potentially others with neurodegenerative conditions, Philips and Accenture have developed proof-of-concept technology that enables users to control devices using brainwaves.
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30 Top Social Media Monitoring Tools You Need to Try

30 Top Social Media Monitoring Tools You Need to Try | Health and technology | Scoop.it

Social media monitoring tools are essential business elements that every business should do in running their day to day activities. These tools are of great significance as they help in identifying customer’s response, data analysis and coming up with business marketing strategies. Here are 30 top social media monitoring tools that you need to try as a social media manager, marketing manager or even as a project manager....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 25, 12:44 AM

Very useful list of social media tools to choose from.

Michael J Rutherford's curator insight, July 25, 11:22 AM

Most social networks are connecting us with family, friends and business associates. As we move into a new paradigm using social networks for thought leadership and professional development we will use it more naturally for performance improvement - benefits will begin to change "how we learn & teach in education" and "practice in our communities" using business networks. 

Janet Vasil's curator insight, July 25, 2:24 PM

Great list to keep handy.  What Gets Measured Gets Managed!

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Are we ready for fridges that order their own milk? - Telegraph

Are we ready for fridges that order their own milk? - Telegraph | Health and technology | Scoop.it
There’s a whole new internet coming where the idea is to connect things, from lightbulbs to hi-fis, to the internet and to each other
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World Health Organization: MERS isn't an emergency

World Health Organization: MERS isn't an emergency | Health and technology | Scoop.it
LONDON (AP) — The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in c (World Health Organization says spread of MERS virus isn't yet a worldwide health emergency:
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The way that technology impacts health

The way that technology impacts health | Health and technology | Scoop.it
The link between and technology and health and the way that technology impacts health, is an ongoing debate with deep divides.

On the one side there are those who see technological innovation as a boon to modern physical and mental health; on the other side are those who claim that technology is the cause of many ...
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How multitasking affects you

How multitasking affects you | Health and technology | Scoop.it
How does multitasking affect you? This interesting  and somewhat  disturbing infographic  from Visually provides  some food for thought.  It suggests that multitasking  can actually have a negative impact on our  focus  and functioning.
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Evidence That the Human Body is a Projection of Consciousness

Evidence That the Human Body is a Projection of Consciousness | Health and technology | Scoop.it
In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly…
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Prescribing Mushrooms for Anxiety

Prescribing Mushrooms for Anxiety | Health and technology | Scoop.it
A New York University research team is using hallucinogenic experiences to help patients come to terms with their mortality.
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5 mind-blowing technologies that will shape the future of medicine

5 mind-blowing technologies that will shape the future of medicine | Health and technology | Scoop.it
The field of medicine is rapidly evolving with the emergence of new technology in the health sphere.
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Ebola: How technology is helping fight the spread of the deadly virus

Ebola: How technology is helping fight the spread of the deadly virus | Health and technology | Scoop.it
With cases of Ebola in West Africa continuing to skyrocket, scientists are looking to technology to quickly diagnose the disease and stop it spreading
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Social Marketing Buzz: The Impact of Social Media On Health Care Industry

Social Marketing Buzz: The Impact of Social Media On Health Care Industry | Health and technology | Scoop.it
Impact of Social Media On Health Care Industry - As these trends and statistics listed in this article, its a win-win situation between the healthcare organization and patients. For those health providers that have doubts on the impact of social media on the health care industry, better check some of the facts listed above.
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Mobile tech on the Africa health frontier

Billions have been spent to bring AIDS medicines to patients in Africa, but a technology with just as much lifesaving potential can be had for pennies: the text message. As African leaders gather for a summit with President Barack Obama this week, U.S. health agencies are beginning to invest in programs to help expand mobile health technology, which...

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How to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

How to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally | Health and technology | Scoop.it
The secret to this inexpensive home whitening method is malic acid, which acts as an astringent to remove surface discoloration. Combined with baking soda, strawberries become a natural tooth-cleanser, buffing away stains from wine, coffee, and dark sodas
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Humans Are Driving Animals To Extinction At A Shocking Rate

Humans Are Driving Animals To Extinction At A Shocking Rate | Health and technology | Scoop.it
Fossil and genetic evidence tell us that animals have been going extinct since long before the existence of modern humans – but how might extinction rates differ if humans suddenly ceased to exist? A recently updated calculation suggests the rate of die-offs would be lower. Much, much lower.
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Want to Know If Your Food Is Genetically Modified?

Want to Know If Your Food Is Genetically Modified? | Health and technology | Scoop.it
In more than 30 years in politics, Bobby Starr had never seen anything like it.The Vermont state senator, a Democrat, represents a remote, rural district on the Canadian border.
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4 Anti Aging Devices That Really Work And Take Years Off Your Looks

4 Anti Aging Devices That Really Work And Take Years Off Your Looks | Health and technology | Scoop.it
There are plenty of cosmetic procedures available these days, but not
everyone’s running off to the plastic surgeon’s office to get rid of
wrinkles. Here’s a breakdown of some of the best reviewed facial toners and skin rejuvenating devices currently available.
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WiFi will not kill kids or teachers: research

WiFi will not kill kids or teachers: research | Health and technology | Scoop.it
New research found that WiFi in schools does not pose a health risk to children or staff
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The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain | Health and technology | Scoop.it
Fluoride is found everywhere today, from antibiotics to drinking water, no stick pans to toothpaste, making exposure inevitable. All the…
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Social Medical | Visual.ly

Social Medical | Visual.ly | Health and technology | Scoop.it
How do you communicate with your doctor? Maybe the phrase “Doctor On Call” is changing to “Doctor Online.”

More and more, you are likely to h
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