Health & Health Care / New Tech & Treatments

  • New tech promises an eye exam via smartphone!

      

    The familiar eye exam could be changing radically over the next few years thanks to cheaper smartphone-powered equipment invented by a couple of entrepreneurs. Eye exams in 5 seconds flat I...

  • Can chewing gum be as effective as flossing?

      

    Would you rather chew gum or floss your teeth? And no, it's not a trick question. Gum-chewers, keep on chewin' According to a study published by science journal PLOS ONE, scientists...

  • Google wants to sequence your DNA on Ancestry.com

      

    If you are worried about social media and websites having too much access to your digital information (ahem, Ashley Madison), imagine a tech giant getting access to your very DNA. A...

  • Monitor your health from the comfort of home

      

    Going to the doctor for lab work could soon be a thing of the past.

  • Prescription Plan Guide

      

    Prescription Plans for Less Publix.com - 14 day supply of select antibiotics for FREE Walmart.com - 30-day supply of select generic drugs for $4 or a 90-day supply for $10 Target.com -...

  • Medical Alert device with no monthly fee

      

    Clark shows you a wearable medical alert device that operates by push-button, but unlike the others, has no monthly fees.

  • The real way homes are bought and sold today

      

    The way real estate is bought and sold is changing. Here's how technology can help (and hurt ) you in today's market.

  • Clark's 33-cent lumbar support solution

      

    Suffering with pain from a bad back like Clark? Clark devised an easy alternative to a $50 lumbar support for just 33 cents!

  • Future of health care: Custom medicine

      

    Imagine a world where you can get medicine that's tailored specifically for your individual DNA...

  • Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide

      

    I know whenever I talk about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), it is a political fault line in the country. Even though I have views that differ from the law of the...

  • Concierge medicine offers personalized medical attention

      

    In an effort to circumvent health insurance headaches, some doctors have switched to cash-only practices and are saving their patients big bucks in the process. CNNMoney.com reports there are a...

  • Are you washing your hands the wrong way?

      

    If you are washing your hands in this fashion, you could actually be harming yourself. Here's the right way to do it.

  • E-cigarettes offer better chance to quit smoking

      

    Trying to kick the smoking habit? You might want to skip the nicotine patch and try e-cigarettes.A study from New Zealand published in Lancet, a leading medical journal, finds that e-cigarettes...

  • 12 Things You Need To Know About Obamacare Before 2014

      

    The new Obamacare regulations can be a confusing maze to navigate.Should you set yourself up on Healthcare.gov? We all know how well that site has been working the past few months. When do we...

  • Obamacare facts: How to use the health care exchanges

      

    Now that glitches in the rollout of Obamacare have been fixed, it's safe to get back in the water and shop for health coverage again. The health care exchanges are now, for the most part, working...