As Smartphones Become Health Aids, Ads May Follow

Research is showing that younger folks are relying on smartphones to aid in tracking their health, including searching for symptoms, tracking eating habits, exercise, and more.

I thought this would be a fitting article to include after noting during CHART WEEK that there is a good number of people also tracking their mood and medications on mobile devices these days as well. Mobile devices have been great in making many tracking features (many beneficial to those with bipolar disorder) available in one’s pocket, 24/7.

With such heavy reliance on smartphones, we’re likely to see a rise in ads associated with these products -or at least that is the suggestion in yesterday’s article in the New York Times.

Read the full article here…


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