Tag: Technology

Patient health records November 6, 2018

Take control of healthcare with this powerful tool

Track test results, communicate with healthcare providers and more through a patient portal, now more often available for smartphone.

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Prevention

February 21, 2018

Think it’s flu? Now you can ask Alexa

Flu season has hit particularly hard this year. Alexa can now help sort through symptoms.

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Cold & Flu

internet safety tips for kids September 5, 2017

Internet safety: Keeping your child safe from online predators

Know the tactics of online predators and how to prevent possible encounters with your child.

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Children Prevention Safety

Hiking February 10, 2017

Top fitness trends for 2017

These fitness trends can help you mix up your exercise routine for 2017.

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Fitness

vision tests online August 10, 2016

I took an online eye exam; here are the results

New online vision tests are convenient, but are the prescriptions accurate and what do they miss?

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Eye

activity-trackers July 11, 2016

Wearable activity trackers can help achieve fitness goals

Evolving technology allows advancement in activity trackers for recording fitness activity.

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Breakthroughs Fitness

How to Find Good Medical Information Online July 7, 2016

3 ways to find good online medical advice

If you are looking for online medical advice, stick with these sources.

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Caregivers

heart health apps June 30, 2016

Heart health apps: How you can use technology to protect your heart

Discover some new apps that can help monitor your heart health.

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Heart & Vascular

diabetes app May 3, 2016

Help with diabetes — there’s an app for that

Manage your diabetes with these four apps picked by Vanderbilt experts.

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Diabetes