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SUM 2019

Leadership and Executive Development for women of all races, cultures and backgrounds

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d i v e r s i t y w o m a n . c o m S u m m e r 2 0 1 9 D I V E R S I T Y W O M A N 43 ISTOCKPHOTO By Leslie Pepper H ealth tech gadgets have gone way beyond the smart watch. ese days, technol- ogy puts health care right in your hands, offering you power and control you've never had before. "You might have heard the phrase 'tech is in everything.' ese days we're certainly seeing that phrase in what we call lifestyle and health technology as well," says Lesley Rohrbaugh, director of market research for the Consumer Technology Association. Health-care technology has ex- ploded—this year sales of wearables are expected to hit around $42 billion. And the future means a greater diversity of product offerings. "As we move forward, personalization and customization Technology to track and actively improve your health is exploding on the market options will continue to drive the mar- ket, allowing users to relate technology to every phase, want, and need of their life," Rohrbaugh says. We've scoured the market to find innovative, state-of-the-art gadgets that are easy to use. Diversity Woman does not endorse these products and has not tested the claims made by the com- panies. Please consult your physician before using. My Skin Track UV ink you're safe from the sun because it's cloudy? Find out exactly how much UVA and UVB radiation you're exposed to by clipping My Skin Track UV onto your clothing. e sun activates the battery-free sensor so there's no need to worry about charging every night. Tap My Skin Track UV against your phone to update the app and store up to three months of data. In addition to providing UV info, the app offers humidity, pollen, and pollution levels and gives you product recommen- dations to help improve your healthy skin habits. By the way, you will still get UV exposure on a cloudy day. $59.95; Apple.com and select Apple stores. GLO Brilliant Teeth Whitening Device Too many late-night coffee runs making your teeth duller than you'd like? Enter the GLO Brilliant device, which combines LED light and gentle heat to accelerate whitening with hydrogen peroxide so your teeth can look professionally white without a trip to the dentist. e mouthpiece ensures that gums and other soft tissue are safe and free of discomfort during the process. For best results, the company says, you'll need to wear the mouthpiece for a total of 32 minutes every day for five days, or until your teeth are as white as you want them (up to 10 days in a row). $199; Gloscience.com To Your Health DW Life > DW Life > Smart Health

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