Smart Seatbelt Senses Heart Rate to Keep Drivers From Falling Asleep

faA group of engineers in Spain are working on a seatbelt that can monitor the driver’s heart rate and alert them to pull over in order to prevent accidents from driver fatigue. (Photo : Creative Commons)

A group of engineers in Spain are working on a seatbelt that can monitor the driver’s heart rate and alert them to pull over in order to prevent Continue reading

House bill seeks to phase in Medicare coverage of telemedicine, remote patient monitoring

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Representatives Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) and Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.) are set to announce a new telehealth bill soon. Like some of Mike Thompson’s previous telehealth efforts, the bill seeks to amend the Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, the law that has long limited government-reimbursed telemedicine to rural areas and specific use cases.

As Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), Continue reading

Beginners Guide to Strength Training

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Strength training is an integral part of any well-rounded exercise program, regardless of your age or gender, and you’re never too old to begin Strength training produces significant Continue reading