Tag Archives: Internet

The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programs

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering. Danny Reagan, a former patient of the Lindner Center of Hope’s “Reboot” program,… Read More »

The Internet of Medical Things Gold Rush (And My Grandfather’s Wooden Leg)

The most intriguing aspect of the recent Connected Health Conference was the eclectic mix of corporations claiming cutting-edge expertise in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). HP, a legend in computer hardware, was touting a service that scoops data from Web-enabled home devices such as bathroom scales up into the cloud and then manages the information on behalf… Read More »