Healthcare is a controversial subject in many countries, notably so in the US, which is dealing with a healthcare system that’s proven to be inefficient and costly. Alternate solutions have been proposed, suggesting everything from state-run healthcare to nearly non-existent regulation. But a new solution for the healthcare system is emerging in a different way ... Read More »
I’m sure at least some of us have vowed to get healthy in the new year, and while yoga isn’t going to be the fastest weight loss plan, it can be a valuable part of a fitness-focused lifestyle.
The Google search cards team is certainly of this opinion, as they are in the process of rolling ... Read More »
Google health conditions search is a nifty feature that pops up relevant information when you search for various health conditions. Instead of having to look through sites, Google has gathered this info and shows a card for easy access to the info you need. And now the feature has gotten even better.
Google has updated ... Read More »
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Google Knowledge Graph is an awesome feature that shows you information about whatever you searched instead of just providing links. Whether it’s a location, a film, or a car, you’ll get all the important information right at the top of your search across all devices. It’s incredibly useful, and Google is working on expanding on ... Read More »
Wearables are quickly becoming popular, and a large draw of these new devices is health. Not only do they track the basics like heart rate and walking distance, but they now suggest ways to better yourself and create plans for you. You can even input caloric intake and a lot more. Health apps are ... Read More »
Today at Google I/O, Google announced its new Google Fit platform, a service to aggregate and collect your fitness data in one area. The platform is a collection of APIs that can be integrated into health and fitness apps to bring them into the Google Fit web. Once the user gives permission, the app can ... Read More »
Remember that rumor that surfaced last week that claimed that Google is prepping a new service to help you track your fitness? The program is expected to debut later this month at Google I/O, but it looks like we won’t have to wait that long to get more ... Read More »
With Google I/O just two weeks away, anything and everything Google is beginning to leak. The latest leak comes from Forbes and deals with something that we’ve expected from Google and haven’t yet seen. Google Fit is reportedly Google’s foray into the world of health, aiming to help you track ... Read More »
If you remember, we dedicated a section of our HTC One (M8) review to the Fitbit integration. Our interest was piqued by having that functionality built into the smartphone itself. You can read the review for our full take, but the TL;DR version is that while it is a nice add on ... Read More »
As someone who, by day, works in the healthcare industry, stories about how we use our Android devices to enhance our medical and physical well being hit a little closer to home for me. During my daily perusal of Google Reader this morning, I found a story that may help shape the future of healthcare ... Read More »