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Wearables & Mental Health: Can tech heal us?

TL;DR - The cost efficiency, ease, and convenience of data collection through wearables and health apps is clear. Their impact on health outcomes i...

Navigating the Wild West of Digital Health

TL; DR: Consumers need to play an active role in their cyber-health and fight for health data ownership whenever possible. You are safest when you...

How Privacy Laws are Failing to Protect your Face

Smart devices are constantly amassing personal data about you – from your location, your health metrics, your spending habits… Most recently, your ...

Racial Bias in AI: Is Facial Recognition Truly ...

Machine learning and artificial intelligence promise to be the future of tech. Facial detection and recognition are just one advancement in machine...

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIOECONOMICS: IS THE ...

Many data scientists are excited at the prospect of using health trackers and wearable technology to perform health research. The hope is that this...

IS BIG DATA THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE?

You’re probably familiar with the term “data”, which refers to information or statistics gathered in the form of numbers or other measures...but w...

COVID-19 and the future of healthcare

COVID left the world, let alone the health care industry, in a unique situation/landscape. It created the urgency for healthcare to be delivered re...

Why you should read Terms & Conditions

Let’s face it: none of us are reading the Software License Agreement for the latest Apple iOS update. Why is that the case? Perhaps it is that the ...

How COVID-19 caused a Digital Health Shift

It’s clear by now that COVID-19 has impacted our world in a serious way. Without warning, the world had to abandon their normal lives and shelter i...

Cyber Mindfulness in an Age of Convenience Clic...

In this age of digitization, cyber mindfulness has become increasingly important. More and more people fall victim to convenience clicking, accept...

DNA Testing and Your Privacy

Over the last few decades, research advances have made it possible for individuals to gain access to data related to their genetic material. Many ...

Cyber Mindfulness and Power Dynamics

Does this sound familiar? You download a new app on your mobile device, you’re eager to use it. A screen pops up that requires you to click “I Agr...