Health Monitoring Smartphone App
By Daniela Hernandez, Kaiser Health News Staff Writer, produced in collaboration with Wired
Two million square feet of display space. Two giant halls (and some satellite venues) with 3,200 exhibitors hawking their high-tech wares. This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is overwhelming, even for regulars. (CES runs Jan. 7-10)
Es pleno diciembre, se acerca la Navidad, la hora de comprar regalos... Ahora imagí­nate que estás en una reunion familiar con padres, tí­os, abuelos y otros parientes y dices con emoción que vas a regalarle una tableta a tu niño de 4 años. ¿Cómo crees que reaccionarí­an?
Pity our poor necks, constantly bending forward for long periods as we read, text and play games on our smartphones, e-readers, iPads and other tech toys.
If you're a fan of the original Star Trek TV series and its myriad spin-offs, you may remember the  medical tricorder - a futuristic gadget with special handheld sensors that the Enterprise's intrepid crew used to check the vital signs of an injured or sick person.
The Chicago Tribune has a great piece today how technological innovation is creating new opportunities for disabled people. And boy, are they:
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