Can empathy be taught? Toronto company’s technology gives a glimpse into the effects of Parkinson’s – The Globe and Mail

New technology is giving caregivers, family members and physicians a truer glimpse into an illness, helping create more compassionate care and reduce the doctor-patient divide

Source: Can empathy be taught? Toronto company’s technology gives a glimpse into the effects of Parkinson’s – The Globe and Mail

Pill Cures Peanut Allergy For Four Years in Limited Study

You’ve no doubt heard a peanut allergy horror story sometime in your life. Maybe a friend’s friend was on a plane that needed to make an emergency landing for an allergy sufferer, or someone you knew had an allergic reaction from kissing their romantic partner. We now have things like epi-pens to help, but of course it would be better if allergies could just go away.

Source: Pill Cures Peanut Allergy For Four Years in Limited Study

UPS is developing virtual reality tech to train its drivers | TechCrunch

UPS drivers preparing to get behind the wheel will soon be using virtual reality to do so. The company’s new VR training program will be rolling out next month at nine of the company’s training…

Source: UPS is developing virtual reality tech to train its drivers | TechCrunch

Apple reportedly in talks with Aetna to bring the Apple Watch to millions of customers | TechCrunch

Apple and Aetna have held several secret meetings to discuss offering the Apple Watch to Aetna’s 23 million customers, according to CNBC. Aetna could roll out the plan as early as next year.

Source: Apple reportedly in talks with Aetna to bring the Apple Watch to millions of customers | TechCrunch