FDA Creates A Game That Will Help Kids To Stop Smoking

We all know that smoking is bad for your health and that kids smoking is also another issue. However the FDA thinks that they might have the answer to stop kids from smoking and that is through the creation of a PC and Xbox One game dubbed “One Leaves”. This game has been designed to scare kids into stopping.


Body Surrogate Robots Could Be Used To Help The Disabled

People with motor impairment can sometimes find it hard to take care of themselves. This means that in some instances, they might need to hire a healthcare professional to take care of them. However it seems that researchers at Georgia Tech might have figured out a way that could allow those with motor impairment to take care of themselves, and that is through the use of robots.


Apple Watch Will Try To Reduce False Afib Notifications

One of the new features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is that it comes with a built-in ECG. The feature seems to have saved more than its fair share of lives to date, but at the same time it seems that some doctors aren’t a fan of the feature as it seems to be causing undue panic for some of their patients.


Withings Sleep Tracking Mat Can Now Detect Sleep Apnea

According to the statistics, about 22 million people in the US suffer from sleep apnea. It’s not something that you might know you have, but if you usually find yourself waking up feeling more tired despite having 8 hours of sleep (or more), there is a chance that sleep apnea could be the reason.


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Your Next iMac Could Track And Monitor Your Health

At the moment the Apple Watch is the only device from Apple that can read your health, such as your heart rate. There are rumors that Apple could also be bringing similar features to future iterations of the AirPods, but now it seems that Apple is interested in bringing health tracking features to future Mac computers as well.


Fitbit Ace 2 Fitness Tracker For Kids Launched

If you’re looking to get your kids off the couch and get them to work out more, perhaps a fitness tracker could help with that. Last year Fitbit launched the Fitbit Ace which was an activity tracker designed for kids, and now it looks like come 2019, the company will be following up with a new model in the form of the Fitbit Ace 2.


Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Inspire HR, Inspire Fitness Bands Launched

Fitness trackers and smartwatches are all the rage these days and if you’re in the market for a new fitness tracker, Fitbit will be more than happy to oblige as the company has recently announced a trio of wearables in the form of the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Inspire HR, and the Inspire fitness band.


Patient In London Might Be The Second Person To Have Been Cured Of HIV

These days thanks to the advancement of modern medicine, science, and technology, people who contract HIV can still lead relatively normal lives, even if their lives might have been shortened due to the fact that at the moment there is still no known cure for the disease. However there is hope.


Latest Essential Phone Update Adds Google’s Digital Wellbeing

It is only to the benefit of handset makers if you spend a lot of time on their devices. This means that you get more entrenched into their ecosystem, use their apps and services, and potentially makes you a loyal customer for life. However in more recent times, these companies have started to introduce features that actually try to discourage users from overusing their devices.


Apple Could Be Looking To Add Sleep Tracking To Future Apple Watch

At the moment the Apple Watch can track the user’s sleep. This is done through apps such as Sleep Cycle which can monitor how much sleep you’re getting based on your movements. However according to a report from Mark Gurman over at Bloomberg, Apple could be looking to introduce their own sleep tracking to future Apple Watch devices.


Another Day, Another Life Saved By The Apple Watch’s ECG Feature

Just the other day it was reported that the Apple Watch’s ECG feature had saved the life of a man by alerting him to a possible A-fib. Less than a week later, it seems that we’re hearing about yet another story of the ECG saving another life, this time of a 75-year old woman by the name of Liz Turner.


Google Maps Will Now List Drug Disposal Sites To Fight The Opioid Crisis

Google Maps is pretty handy when it comes to users searching for restaurants, gas stations, hospitals, pharmacies, and so on. Now in a bid to help fight the opioid crisis, Google has announced that Google Maps and Search will start to list disposal sites where users will be able to safely dispose of their medication or drugs.


The Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Might Have Saved Another Life

Last year we reported that it wasn’t long after Apple enabled the ECG feature in the Apple Watch that it managed to save its first life. We have since heard multiple stories of the Apple Watch saving lives, and it looks like we can now add another to the list, where the Apple Watch alerted the user to the return of his atrial fibrillation.


Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit Wearables Announced

Alongside the Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung also took the wraps off new wearables in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Fit. The former will be a smartwatch that will come with all the features one might expect from a smartwatch, while the latter is a fitness tracker for those who might not need all the features of a smartwatch.