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Arthritis, or any hand pain, can be very limiting. Pain can impair performance on the simple things we do every day, like closing a jewelry catch or fastening buttons on your shirt. Assistive gadgets have less of a stigma than they used to, and they're actually getting cooler as more people are using them... because they actually work and make life easier. Here are 10 new really cool and "handy" gadgets that just make routine movements less taxing on our hands. They even make great gifts!
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) and affiliated non-profit health organization Jhpiego have won one of five awards for innovation in Ebola design sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Its winning entry, designed by a 65-member Johns Hopkins team in one weekend's event, Fighting Ebola, The Grand Challenge, is an advanced protective suit for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients.