HEART HEALTH: Tips on how to prevent heart disease by Lindy Ford, LOL contributor

  Heart disease is not inevitable for most people. Many of my patients believe that because of family background, they are doomed. Yes, genetic  predisposition is one risk factor, but studies reveal that lifestyle choices are more powerful. The Interheart Study, published in the Lancet in 2004, followed 30,000 people and found that changing lifestyle could prevent […]

SEA OF HEARTS: American Heart Association gala raises upward of $51 million for research by Teresa McLamb, LOL contributing writer

  Ella Grae Bullard was born June 24, 2005. It was the best day of Rodney Bullard’s life. The C-section went well. His wife Laura was healthy. The baby girl looked perfect. Then it became the worst day of his life. The on-call pediatrician at the Atlanta hospital said she heard something that wasn’t quite […]

Best of Show: Straight from Vegas – Top Tech Finds for 2016

by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, www.tech50plus.com Every January the sprawling CES 2016 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas is supposed to portend the technologies to come later in the year. Judging by this year’s show, we’ll see several new virtual reality goggles introduced, more fitness and activity bands in stores, and a slew of […]

Big Screens Still The Big Thing at 2016 CES

By John R. Quain Editor-At-Large Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) There’s plenty of hype about “wearables,” smart homes, and the Internet of Things. But many of us are still focused on the centerpiece of consumer electronics: the big screen TV. Fortunately for us, this year will usher in some of the sharpest, most brilliant sets ever produced.   […]

Gadgets Galore From the 2016 CES

by Gary M Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) If you’re easily distracted by bright, shiny objects, you’ll never make it through CES.  Nevertheless, we found a host of interesting gadgets that may not have grabbed headlines, but are definitely worth looking at.  Thanks to crowdsourcing campaigns like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, many of these startups […]

Health and Wellness Takes Center Stage at CES 2016

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) While big screen televisions, hover boards, and enough drones to make you groan have captured many of the headlines here at CES in Las Vegas, we’ve also seen a slew of new developments related to health and fitness.  And thank goodness it’s more than just a […]

Big Screens, Connected Homes and People at CES

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer   Welcome to Las Vegas, where 175.000 techno geeks, nerds, and journalists are gathering for the annual International CES, better known  to the rest of the world as the Consumer Electronics Show.  The size is almost incomprehensible.  It’s the equivalent of 35 football fields of exhibit space spread […]