Health Tech

Can You Breathe Your Way to Weight Loss with Lumen?

What if I told you there was a device that you could blow into multiple times a day that could then read your breath and tell you what you need to eat to meet your dietary goals — to effectively hack your metabolism? Sounds crazy, right? Well, that’s what Lumen says it can do.


Harry’s New Body Washes Are Fab

I love my Harry’s bi-monthly shipments.  Even better is Harry’s has been available at Target and I saw it at a couple Walmart stores as well. Finally, Harry’s is adding other products to help keep your man smell great with their new body wash and bar soap in Shiso, Fig, and Stone scents!




Thermacell Radius Brings Zone Protection for Mosquito Season

South Texas mosquitos are often the size of a pigeon and seem to be super hungry for human blood. I have used a Thermacell for hunting and outdoors for years. Their new Radius Zone Mosquito Repellent ($49.99) brings scent free, powerful protection with only one refill component and a rechargeable battery. Let’s see how it holds up to summer skeeters.




The Waterpik Sidekick Water Flosser Is Great at Home and On the Road

My Waterpik is part of my morning and evening ritual. It’s so central to my routine that, when Raina and I are traveling, I, and my gums, really miss it. That’s why I was so eager to check out the Waterpik Sidekick Water Flosser. It’s great for home use, but it is also small enough to take on the go.


Brandless Online Grocery Shopping Simply Makes Sense

Brandless Online Grocery Shopping doesn’t offer frozen food, vegetables, fruit, or meat, but all the other food they sell is as healthy as possible, priced right, and downright tasty. They deliver your order right to your door, and with everything priced at $3, many of their items are priced far better than what I’m used to paying.


The Fitbit Versa Now Has Women’s Health in Mind

There was a strong showing of health-related gadgets at the IFA Global Press Conference this year, so the brand new Fitbit Versa was the perfect wearable to shine a light on. New to the Versa is the ability to track women’s health — including the ability to log period information, symptoms, and cycle dates. I think this is a first.


Can Buerer’s Snore Stopper and SleepQuiet App Really Stop Snoring?

Buerer is a European company that’s been around for almost 100 years; their focus is health and well-being. At the IFA GPC, their Managing Director, Georg Walkenbach, mentioned that they currently have 12 apps and 60 connected devices. Georg mentioned several of their health-focused device and app combos, but the one I really took note of was their SleepQuiet app.



Loop Earplugs: Protect Your Hearing Without Ruining Your Night

Who doesn’t love the thrill of watching one of your favorite acts live and in concert? But how often have you ended the evening with tinnitus — a buzzing in your ears that can take days to go away? Did you know that it’s possible to damage your ears so badly that the ringing never leaves? You need Loop Earplugs.




Smile Pronto Brings New Subscription Oral Care Kit to the Market

Smile Pronto launched Smile Club, a new oral healthcare subscription kit that’s designed to deliver a complete ecosystem of oral care products straight to your door. The tri-monthly delivery can include items like Flosstime, a special toothbrush, and “smart mints” that are designed to enhance breath and clean teeth at the same time. Start your subscription for $31.



ComfortAdjust Pillow Will Prevent You from Waking with a Stiff Neck

How much of your day is spent with your head bent over a screen? And how often have you awoken with a tweaked neck because your head was angled wrong as you slept on your side? It’s pretty obvious that most of us don’t give our necks the respect and care they deserve; the ComfortAdjust Pillow wants to help.



SleepScore Max Sees You When You’re Sleeping and Offers Helpful Tips to Improve Your Snoozing!

Sleep Is a precious commodity that’s taken for granted. It’s important, but it is far too easy to let it slide in favor of binging Netflix or stalking old high school classmates on Facebook. I’ve tried wrist based sleep devices in the past, but I tend to forget to check it or use the information it provides. SleepScore Max aims to change that with their one-two punch of an easy…