Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Is Your Smart Phone Or Tablet Making You Healthier?

 By Coleen Elkins

Mobile Medical apps can have many functions and serve many purposes. They can help us become healthier and stay healthy. They can provide information on certain medical conditions, monitor caloric intake. They can help nursing mom's know the effects of certain medications while nursing their babies. They can help doctors have research at their finger tips. Some apps can diagnose Cancer or Irregular heart rhythm.

Companies such as Weightwatchers offers an app to help you track your daily food intake and exercise. Apple is introducing more health programs to their operating system this fall.

The FDA has a website dedicated to medical apps here