First Prize (3 winners)

  • Portable Wheelchair ramps
    Portable Wheelchair ramps
    by DarkRubyMoon

    Quite frequently it is necessary to transport a set of portable ramps to allow my wheelchair to get into homes and shops.   In the past, I've tried to use store- bought manufactured ramps made of aluminum.  These store-bought ramps were very expensive and did not work well for my electric wheelch…

  • The Automatic Medication Dispencer
    The Automatic Medication Dispencer
    by janw

    I wanted to make something for the health contest, but I had no clue where to start until my girlfriend got ill. I noticed how easily she forgot to take her prescripted medication and that made me think. A lot of people, especially elderly people, take a lot medication on a daily basis to stay as…

Humana Health by Design Contest




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Health is one's most important asset. We should build, plan, and share ways to get and stay healthy, and to make the most of life. That's why we've teamed up with Humana for the Health by Design Contest. Humana offers guidance to inform members, and help them achieve their best possible health.

The rules are simple. Enter any Instructable that promotes health, or that makes life easier for those  who have been afflicted by sickness, injury, or any disability. Your project can be small or large, simple or complex - all that matters is that it makes someone's life healthier, happier, and more productive.

So show us how you've modded your wheelchair, built a treadmill desk, or made inexpensive prosthetics for the third world. As a prize for the best ideas out there we are giving away three Wii consoles with Wii Fit Plus to encourage both health and play. Other prizes include healthy and delicious California citrus fruit, Pro memberships, t-shirts, and other goodies.

So put together an Instructable that will make life better. We can't wait to see what it is.
  • You may enter as many times as you want, but each entrant can only win one prize
  • Contest is open to international entries


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