Ten Most Harmful Health Gadgets

By Jennifer L. DeLeo  |  Posted 2006-11-03 Print this article Print

From treadmill bikes to a horse-riding machine, these ten gadgets will most likely harm you before they'll help you!

Exercise, massage therapy, and eating right are adequate ways to maintain a persons health. Sure, were not all in the best shape. But what if I told you that there are health-related gadgets out there that are so peculiar yet so intriguing, that they may actually get you to stay on top of your health? Is technology the key to a healthy lifestyle? Judging from these 10 gadgets: nope. What follows is our list of gadgets that will probably harm you before they help you.

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Jennifer L. DeLeo

Jennifer L. DeLeo is an Associate Editor for PCMag.com. When not ogling over kooky clocks and strange USB products, she is involved in various geeky tasks. Her pride and joy is writing the popular top ten products series, reporting on some of the wackiest and coolest tech around including High-Tech Umbrellas, Disgusting Tech, Unsinkable Gadgets, and Wacky Toasters.

She is involved with editing PCMag.com news stories, conducting search engine optimization, and testing various digital photo frames.

In addition, she's a regular contributor to PC Magazine's gadget blog, Gearlog.com, where she writes under the name of 'The Weird Hunter'. Catch her every week on Gearlog Radio as co-host.

Jennifer has a Master's Degree in Web Publishing from New York University and a Bachelor's Degree in English from the University at Albany. She enjoys kayaking, scrapbooking, bicyling, concerts, movies, and reading.


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