Items Tagged ‘tablets and smartphones’

A decade into the smartphone revolution, some ways it's changed our lives

June 28, 2017

A decade into the smartphone revolution, some ways it’s changed our lives

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

Smartphones, owned by 77 percent of U.S. adults, have had a profound impact on the way we socialize, pay for things, connect with people and spend our downtime. It’s been 10 years since Apple’s first iPhone was introduced in June, 2007, launching a technological revolution. To mark the mobile phone milestone, we asked three UCLA […]

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Tags: adhd, behavior, cognition, improve sleep, insomnia, interactive health technology, iPhones, new technology, poor sleep, smartphones, tablets and smartphones


New U Bar promotes better health through technology

June 29, 2016

New U Bar promotes better health through technology

By uclahealth uclahealth

Health and fitness applications (apps) for tablets and smartphones make it easier for patients to take charge of their healthcare. But with hundreds of apps to choose from, identifying which apps are best suited to an individual can be a challenge. “If an app is too complicated, or a patient doesn’t readily see that it […]

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Tags: apps, children’s health, disease management, fitness, health and fitness applications, interactive health technology, iPads, mental health, myuclahealth, nutrition, pregnancy, smoking cessation