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"Star Trek" Device Developed To Monitor Patient Health

U.S. researchers said they have developed a small, wearable health monitor that is similar to the “Star Trek” Tri-Corder.

The flexible patch can be worn on the chest, and it tracks biochemical and electrical signals in the human body. 90 more words


Scientist Develop "Second Skin" To Fight Wrinkles, Eczema, Psoriasis

Scientists at MIT developed a new product that will not only help with wrinkles, but with other skin conditions as well.

It’s a polymer-based product being called a “second skin” that is made up of chemicals deemed safe by the FDA. 118 more words


Researchers At Boston Children's To Study Body Temperature

BOSTON (CBS) — Normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, right? Or is it?

11-year-old Carson Domey of Bellingham was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease back in September. 362 more words


Healthwatch: Raising Diabetes Awareness In Arkansas

ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A marathon runner is turning to local food banks to help raise awareness of diet and nutrition, especially for those with diabetes. 330 more words


'It’s A Miracle That He's Alive' Mom Donates Organ To Save Son Suffering From Lupus

By Stephanie Stahl

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Have you noticed a lot of people in purple on Friday? It’s to help raise awareness for lupus, and today in Philadelphia there was a rally to raise awareness. 408 more words


Destress: Tips To Avoid Airport Trauma

This summer, 220 million people are expected to travel through US airports — the most ever.

Coupled with long lines at security checkpoints, this can cause a lot of unwanted stress. 176 more words


Older Adults Often Have Undiagnosed Osteoporosis

A new study showed that seven in 10 older adults who suffered hip fractures were never told that they have osteoporosis, even though that is nearly always the case. 49 more words