health stories

Lots of gadgets promise to help you get fit, but here's one that'll tell you if those gadgets are actually working. Over the course of the day, the KiFit armband counts the calories you burn and measures your sleep patterns — essentially telling you how healthy you're living.
Meet Kord Campbell, a man The New York Times says is so inundated with "two computer screens alive with e-mail, instant messages, online chats, a Web browser and the computer code he was writing" that he missed an email where someone offered to buy his Internet startup for a cool $1.3 million. And that's not all.
A company calling its collective group of body monitoring products the WIN Human Recorder system has released a new device called the HRS-I. Designed to measure and record a person's electrocardiographic signals, body surface temperature and overall body movements, the...