Category: Technology

  • How a CT Scanner Works

    When patients receive scripts for a CT scan, they rarely take a minute to stop and marvel at how much the technology will benefit them. This diagnostic imaging technique has become so commonplace that it’s difficult to imagine the medical world functioning without it. Aside from knowing that the procedure helps doctors learn more about […]

  • How Technology Has Improved Medical Care for Men

    Technological innovations have the ability to change the way that people live and do business. These advances have also significantly altered the healthcare industry, making it possible for doctors to introduce more effective methods of diagnosis and treatment. All of this is increasing detection rates and improving outcomes for patients. Men tend to be at […]

  • Is Social Media Hurting Your Teen’s Self-Esteem?

    Is Social Media Hurting Your Teen’s Self-Esteem?

    The media has always been implicated in how young people perceive themselves, with magazines and movies blamed for teens developing both anorexia and bulimia, but in recent years teens have been exposed to a whole new world of images via social media. In particular, the growing popularity of apps like Snapchat and Instagram that come […]

  • EMP Protection for Emergencies

    You may have learned back in elementary school what to do in an evacuation. Maybe you learned to run under your desk or to stand under a doorway. Perhaps you learned about what should be in an emergency bag in case you need to stay safe for a few days. Although these were all great […]

  • Artificial Intelligence and All-Natural Wisdom: The Revolution in Healthcare

    Healthcare is as much a laboratory for medical science as it is a proving ground for computer science. That is, advancements in the latter accelerate achievements in the former. Few things better symbolize this union than—the best example of the product of this union is—artificial intelligence (AI): proprietary technology that yields not only data but […]

  • 6 Smartphone Features to Help With Accessibility

    Samsung is making great strides when it comes to inclusivity by accommodating their users with disabilities. By featuring top-of-the-line accessibility features, they make it clear that leaving anyone out is not an option. While some of the applications mentioned below are still in their beta stage, they are taking huge steps towards making smartphones accessible […]

  • What are the Health Risks of Vaping?

    Vaping is usually portrayed as the health-conscious alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, and some studies seem to confirm that it’s better than smoking, but such an idea only carries weight when that specific comparison is drawn. Considered on its own merits, vaping poses a number of serious health risks. If you or a loved one […]

  • How Will Psychology Look in the Digital Age?

    The digital age offers psychology the possibility of expanding beyond a conception of the self and of treatment limited by space and time. The notion of a psyche or self somewhere in the digital galaxy, and the possibility of treating this psyche in digital interspace, challenges our psychological understanding of how we define the self […]