Simple home medical gadgets to protect your health

Monitor your own health with these easy-to-read tools.

Regularly taking certain body measurements enables you to identify potential health emergencies, spot signs of chronic disease, evaluate the success of your treatments, and help your doctor during virtual visits on the computer. Yet, until recent years, some home measurements — such as blood oxygen levels — weren’t possible. That’s changing, thanks to new gadgets designed for home use. And the modernization of standard home medical devices (like thermometers) makes monitoring your health easier than ever.

Here’s a list of some of the best small medical tools to keep at home.

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