Gaming for Health?

Ars reports that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is giving out grants as part of its new Games for Health program. Performing modern electronic surgery is often much playing a video game. And video games are taking off as fitness tools. Wii Fit was the #3 video game sold in the US last month, plus it sold over a million units in Japan in its first month there.

Just goes to show that video games won’t turn everyone into couch potatoes after all.