Publisher Dusty Hopkins is always
investigating new ideas in technology.
Here are a couple of his latest favorites.
My UV Patch
If you’re ready to get serious about monitoring your exposure to
the sun, a new patch is on the market that may be just the thing you’re
With one in five Americans getting skin cancer in their lifetime, it
can be of the utmost importance for those with a high prevalence of
skin cancer in their family or those who have already been diagnosed
to keep their exposure to a minimum, but that can be next to
impossible in the Florida sun.
Users put the patch on their skin and monitor their exposure
through a smartphone app. It’s just that simple. Each patch lasts about
Receive a free MY UV Patch with any Anthelios Sunscreen
purchase. Receive two free MY UV Patches with any Anthelios
Dermo-Kids Sunscreen purchase (while supplies last).
Go to laroche-posay.us/my-uv-patch. Approximately $30.
Use gammaCore to treat clusters
Suffering from cluster headaches can be debilitating, but this new product from
gammaCore could provide you with some relief. The gammaCore is a small,
portable device used to provide vagus nerve stimulation that fits in a pocket or
purse that can be used multiple times a day, and
usually provides relief within 15 minutes to cluster
The gammaCore allows you to avoid prescription
drugs that don’t always work anyway, and has no side
effects of drug contraindications. Its portability has a
significant advantage over typical oxygen treatments,
but is not guaranteed to work for those who suffer
from chronic CH ailments. For more information see
gammacore.com. Approximate cost is $380.
January/February 2018 GASPARILLA ISLAND 101