Month: July 2018

Technology is changing the world at a frighteningly fast pace, technology like Cellular phones, the Internet has a lot of potential in helping drug abuse recovery and the treatment of current addictions. Technology may change entirely the way we treat and fight drug abuse as well as offers opportunities to enhance the ability and effectiveness for technology to fight drug abuse and drug addiction, one addict at a time. Whether it’d be a teenager or an adult, technology can be easily used today easily and handily (often for free for an additional bonus on top of all that).

In this post we will be exploring common technologies that are being used to help fight addiction:

  • Computer tracking

Using an app on a mobile telephone in order to track patients on their progress is good, doing things such as monitoring drug usage in an app to help addicts keep track of their attempts to gradually lower drug usage over time can help avoid withdrawal and increase the overall effectiveness of therapy.

  • Virtual Reality

A common method of Virtual Reality in fighting drug abuse is the usage of “exposure therapy”. Subjects can be placed into a virtual room to be exposed to drugs and can be done so repeatedly until building up the strength for themselves to refrain from using an addictive substance in the future.

  • Usage of Blood tests

Many patients often have a strategy for passing urine tests that allows them to avoid being caught using illicit substances, urine tests are often used in testing for illicit drug usage so people can often get away with using them for a long time. Using a blood test is much more accurate and enables doctors to see much more clearly on how well a patient is actually doing at kicking the habits rather than just concealing them with a variety of strategies available to addicts.…

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Traveling, to a place you have never been to before, is now simpler and more convenient. Right from the stage of planning your trip to arranging the travel and accommodation everything could be done from a smartphone. Online travel businesses are many. Take 4 YACHT for example- checking out a yacht for charter or one for sale can happen in minutes. Here are the 7 most prominent ways in which technology has changed the travel industry-

  1. Tailor-made travel packages

Tourism companies now offer better travel packages which are perfectly customized according to the traveling individual or group. Customisation and payment for the packages can all happen online.

  1. Quick and easy booking of transport and accommodation

There are various apps that collect information about the transport and accommodation facilities. Booking them can also happen in a matter of a few clicks through smartphone apps.

  1. Stay connected with your loved ones

While traveling, you can stay connected with your friends and families and share photos instantly through the many photo and media sharing apps.

  1. Safety ensured

Safety of the travelers has also been improved with the help of various apps that help track the exact location of the traveler. So the family can get real-time updates about the location.

  1. Real-time translation

Translation services can be availed easily. Smartphone apps are now available to provide real-time translation. There are also handheld translation devices that come with direct voice output to make it easy to communicate in a foreign land.

  1. Identify and explore popular and offbeat destinations

Finding the most popular destinations and the offbeat spots and finding the best routes to these locations has also become simpler and more convenient with accurate map and navigation apps.

  1. Virtual tour guides

Virtual tour guides can help gather more information about the travel destination in no time.…

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