Want a Healthy Heart? There’s an App for That

heartIf you’re old enough to remember, you had to love the gadgets from the original Star Trek series, especially the phaser, transporter, and whatever they called the machine that instantly created whatever food you were hungry for. Even GrubHub can’t do that.

When I first heard about Scanadu, a real life version of Dr. McCoy’s tricorder, it took me by surprise.

And yet, the device is here, or at least awaiting FDA approval to measure heart rate, temperature, blood pressure, ECG and other readings simply by holding a tiny device to your temple for a few moments.    More