Unique Relationship Between Rituals And Technology

Unique Relationship Between Rituals And Technology

Rituals are arguably a universal feature of human social existence: just as one cannot envision a society without language, one would be equally hard-pressed to imagine a society without rituals. From morning grooming routines like brushing your teeth and getting a shower to the ways in which we greet and …..

Is Screen Time Bad for Children’s Mental Health?

Is Screen Time Bad for Children’s Mental Health?

Many parents are concerned about how much time their children spend on cell phones, gaming consoles and other digital media. Some experts say they should be concerned as there tends to be a growing body of research showing an association between unhappiness and the time adolescents spend on digital media. …..

Apple & Google’s Answer To Mobile Phone Addiction

Apple & Google’s Answer To Mobile Phone Addiction

The move to curb phone addiction and limit screen time is well under way as the two heavyweights in the smartphone ecosystem — Google Android and Apple iOS — are on the digital health bandwagon.  After vowing to address the growing concern of smartphone addiction earlier this year, both Apple …..

Digital Pills Signal A New Age Of Healthcare

Digital Pills Signal A New Age Of Healthcare

We are a nation on medication. Prescription medication is an essential part of treating illnesses – from minor afflictions to the most severe diseases. However, it is estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that around 50% of all patients with chronic conditions don’t take their medication properly. This results …..

Be Careful Seeking Health Advice From Dr. Google

Be Careful Seeking Health Advice From Dr. Google

Eye twitching? Weird stomach pain? Leg cramp? Is it a symptom of a serious disease? Chances are you probably did a quick Google search to find out. And Google usually has an answer in a little box at the top of the search results. The information is displayed in a …..

Machines That Sniff Out Sickness

Machines That Sniff Out Sickness

Using breath and body odor to help diagnose disease might come as a surprise to some but people have known for thousands of years that our smells and the odor that we emit can be related to our health status. In both ancient Chinese and Greek medical texts there are …..

Cellphones and Cancer: What Largest Study Ever Reveals

Cellphones and Cancer: What Largest Study Ever Reveals

If you’re like the vast majority of people these days, your cell phone is not just your friend − it’s more like an appendage. But then your smartphone has so much to offer. Besides using it for calling and texting, you can surf the Internet, use it as a personal …..

Are Notifications Stressing You Out?

Are Notifications Stressing You Out?

No doubt, you’ve got lots of apps installed on your phone. Maybe several messaging apps, popular social media ones, the aspirational workout program or two, notes, to-dos, more games than you would like to admit, and of course the obligatory texting and email apps.  Chances are, one of them just …..

To Do List Apps: Tricks to Getting Digitally Organized

To Do List Apps: Tricks to Getting Digitally Organized

Intro: You know this! There is an app for everything these days.  Lately, more and more people are relying on To-Do List apps. Big productivity gurus like David Allen of ‘Getting Things Done’ say we can get more out of them than traditional methods.  As someone who needs all the …..

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