Connected Gadgets Help You Keep Tabs on Your Health

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Keeping tabs on your health is getting even easier.

With the help of these connected health gadgets, we are now able to keep a closer eye on our well-being. From tracking out sleep to keeping a blood pressure and temperature log, connected health tech may just keep you out of the doctor's office.

The Kinsa Smart Stick Thermometer plugs into the headphone jack on your smartphone. The Kinsa app, available on the App Store and Google Play, will let you keep a log of your temperature and the temperature of your family members. The app also allows parents to join a school community so they know if a high temperature is an isolated incident, or if a cold is going around campus. Kinsa Smart Stick Thermometer retails for $20.

QardioArm is a wireless blood pressure monitor that connects to your smartphone. With QardioArm you can easily measure, record, and share your blood pressure data with your family or doctor. The Qardio App is available on the App Store and Google Play and QardioArm is available for $99.

According to a recent CEA Study along with the National Sleep Foundation, wearing fitness a tracker is better than nothing. Around 50 percent of people who wear them say it helps their sleep and they feel healthier overall. The Samsung Gear Fit and the Fitbit Charge both help you track your sleep and fitness throughout the day.