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1 Health Oriented Apps HEALTHY SMARTPHONE: Martha Earl, AHIP, Assistant Director Michael Lindsay, AHIP, Serials/E Resources Librarian Preston Medical Library, UT Graduate School of Medicine 1924 Alcoa Hwy Knoxville Tennessee, 37920

2 GENERAL

3 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android Commercial, Ad Supported Features: Symptom Checker Drugs & Treatments Pill Identification Tool Local Health Listings WEBMD

4 Mobile Optimized Website ( ) So you can use it on any device with a browser! Free; Medline Plus is produced by the National Library of Medicine Search on: Health Topics Drugs Medical Terms Also available in Spanish Tip: On IPhone, I Pod Touch, Add to Home Screen for icon on your device. MEDLINE PLUS

5 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free Features: Searchable dictionary of over 6,000 definitions provided by the National Cancer Institute LIVESTRONG ENGLISH-SPANISH DICTIONARY OF CANCER TERMS

6 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android, Blackberry Free Features: RXDrugs – information on thousands of Brands and Generics including interactions and dosing calculators Archimedes – medical calculator with 200 interactive tools Outlines in Clinical Medicine – Evidence Based clinical information on hundreds of diseases and symptom-related topics. SKYSCAPE MEDICAL RESOURCES

7 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android, Blackberry, Kindle Fire Free App from WebMD, more oriented toward healthcare professionals. Features: Medical news & alerts for 34 specialty areas Can find, save, and articles from the app. Includes drug information on over 8000 drugs Drug Interaction Checker Can save searches MEDSCAPE

8 FITNESS & NUTRITION APPS

9 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android Free from Weight Watchers Features: Monitor and track food and activity points Check point values for favorite foods Includes social networking functions WEIGHT WATCHERS MOBILE

10 Downloadable App for IPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone Free for basic version. Maps your workout with built-in GPS, tracking your progress by distance, calories burned, speed, heart rate, etc. RUNTASTIC

11 Downloadable App for IPad, IPhone. Free Calorie Counter, Diet Tracker 1.1 million foods in database Fast data entry MY FITNESS PAL

12 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Blackberry, Windows Mobile. $2.99 from ITunes Store Features: Includes database of food & restaurant items Personalized Daily calorie intake based on goals Weight tracking and charts Can track water intake Daily reminders to help stay on goal CALORIE TRACKER

13 Mobile-optimized website: (http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/mobile/i ndex.cfm) Free Features: Search on over 36,000 drugs Quality information from National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine DAILYMED

14 Downloadable App, available for IPhone, IPad, and Android. Free Features: Includes barcode reader, scan UPC codes and learn about food before you buy. FOODUCATE

15 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Blackberry and Android Free Features: Food & calorie tracker with more than 1 million foods in the database Daily meal plans customized for your goals Weigh in page that graphs weight and progress over time Boasts the most detailed weight and calorie reports of any IPhone food tracker Track calories and workouts in one app. FOOD & FITNESS TRACKER FOR SPARKPEOPLE

16 FOOD SAFETY & RECALLS

17 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free Features recall information from: FDA USDA CPSC EPA NHTSA RECALLS

18 CALCULATORS

19 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android, Blackberry, Palm, and Windows Mobile Free download included with Skyscape Features: Over 200 interactive tools, organized by specialty ARCHIMEDES FREE MEDICAL CALCULATOR

20 Downloadable app for IPhone, IPad, Android. Free download, commercial product Features: Can set how length and weight are measured Strong user ratings BMI CALCULATOR

21 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free from The National Institute of Healths National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Features: Can toggle between English/Metric measurements Includes normal ranges NHLBI BMI CALCULATOR

22 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free Features: Monitor pulse by tapping the screen or counting heart beats Calculates heart rate zones and where which zone you are in Works with heart rate straps, eliminating the need to count your heart beats. HEART RATE MONITOR BY LOGYOURRUN

23 CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

24 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free Features: Calculates 10 year Cardiovascular Disease Risk, based on: Age Cholesterol level Blood Pressure Smoking STAT FRAMINGHAM HEART AGE

25 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free Features: Provides a convenient way to log, graph, and store glucose readings. GLUCOSE BUDDY

26 Downloadable App from National Breast Cancer Foundation Free Features: Content to help users learn more about the condition Hear stories from women Ask questions BREAST CANCER: BEYOND THE SHOCK

27 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free Features: Track asthma symptoms, triggers, peak flow, medications Visualize asthma activity on a color graph Map PFM to severity zones 5 star user rating ASTHMA MD

28 Downloadable App available for IPhone, IPad, Android Free Features: Monitor moods on six pre- loaded scales, anxiety, stress, depression, brain injury, post-traumatic stress, general well-being Custom scales can be built Can add notes to document daily events, medication changes and treatments. T2 MOOD TRACKER

29 EMERGENCIES, DISASTER SAFETY & PUBLIC HEALTH

30 Downloadable App for IPad, or available as mobile optimized website: (http://apps.usa.gov/centers- for-disease-control-and-prevention/)http://apps.usa.gov/centers- for-disease-control-and-prevention/ Free from Centers for Disease Control Features: Data & Statistics Information on diseases & conditions Disaster safety Environmental health Healthy living. CDC APP

31 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android Free Features: Mapping of disease outbreaks near you HEALTH MAP MOBILE

32 Downloadable App for IPhone, Android, Blackberry, and as mobile optimized website (http://apps.usa.gov/fema-mobile/) Features: Information on preparedness Contact information for FEMA Where to go for help FEMA APP

33 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad Free App Developed by American Association of Poison Control Centers Features: Free, confidential access to poison control experts Keeping the app on hand means never having to worry about where to find the number in an emergency. POISON CENTER HELP

34 Downloadable App for IPad, IPhone Free Features: Real-time, location- specific reports Current air quality Air quality forecasts for ozone and fine particle pollution EPA AIRNOW

35 Downloadable App for IPhone, Android, Blackberry, and as a mobile optimized website (http://apps.usa.gov/uvindex/)http://apps.usa.gov/uvindex/ Free Features: UV Index Air quality ratings wherever you are. UV INDEX FROM EPA

36 OTHER

37 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, also accessible from your web browser. Free Features: Securely store files online. Share files with other users DROP BOX

38 Downloadable App for IPhone, IPad, Android. Free Also available as a Mobile- optimized website: bin/findweather/getForecast?brand=mobile&query= bin/findweather/getForecast?brand=mobile&query= Features: Users can set up their own weather station, to add their readings to the Weather Underground network. Over 22,000 personal weather stations report data Interactive Wundermap Temp, feels like temp, wind speed & direction, humidity, dew point, visibility, pressure, gusts and severe weather covered. WEATHER UNDERGROUND

39 Note: Not an App Search engine designed specifically for apps https://www.quixey.com/ QUIXEY

40 Mobile-optimized website Free from USA.gov Directory of US Government Apps TIP: Browse this for mobile apps USA.GOV MOBILE APPS DIRECTORY


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