online health searches

By Jonah Comstock October 19, 2015
Four out of five internet-connected adults use some kind of digital health technology, according to a new report on consumer health trends by seed investor Rock Health. Rock Health identified six different categories of digital health use: searching for online health information, comparing health services online, tracking health with a mobile app, tracking health with a wearable device, using...
By Jonah Comstock June 2, 2015
A new survey of more than 1,500 teenagers in the US by the Center on Media and Human Development at Northwestern University shows that a majority of teenagers go online to look for health information, though considerably fewer use digital health tools or wearables. According to the survey, 84 percent of teens have gotten health information online. Twenty-five percent say say they have gotten “a...